Afhængighed er lutter kemi

Afhængighed er lutter kemi

Afhængighed er lutter kemi Af Mette Holt 30. mar 2007. Nydelses- og rusmidler som chokolade og kokain frigiver stoffet dopamin i hjernen, men nydelsescentret er ikke fulgt med udviklingen i stimulanser. Kokain, farverige cocktails, sex og chokolade er midler, som...
Recovery is a process, not an event

Recovery is a process, not an event

RECOVERY IS A PROCESS, NOT AN EVENT by Terence T. Gorski May 21, 2017 Recovery is a complex and multifaceted process that develops and strengthens over time. It is not the event of stopping. ADDICTION Addiction, defined here as the repeated act of drinking and...
Treatment and Recovery

Treatment and Recovery

Treatment and Recovery National Institute on Drug Abuse  -NIDA Can addiction be treated successfully? Yes. Addiction is a treatable disease. Research in the science of addiction and the treatment of substance use disorders has led to the development of evidence-based...
Drug addiction is a complex illness.

Drug addiction is a complex illness.

Drug addiction is a complex illness. It is characterized by intense and, at times, uncontrollable drug craving, along with compulsive drug seeking and use that persist even in the face of devastating consequences. This update of the National Institute on Drug...
Principles of Effective Treatment

Principles of Effective Treatment

By National Institute on Drug Abuse – NIDA   Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behavior.  Drugs of abuse alter the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that persist long after drug use has ceased. This...