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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Drug addiction is a: Disease. It changes your brain and leads to cravings for the drug. Even after someone has been clean and sober, the addiction does not disappear and t ... Read More
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Addiction = disease: It looks and often feels like voluntary behavior, but addiction is a disease. See the video, "pleasure unwoven, " available from www.Instituteforad ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Not quite sure: What you mean. Any brain problem is "complex" because the brain is complex. So yes, drug addiction is a complex brain illness.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Beautiful mind: Watch the movie beautiful mind - knowing he has a problem he chooses his response, same way it does not matter what the issue is based on it is the ch ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Because it is: Affecting multiple areas of the brain and several typrs of neurotransmitters. Why not use.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain masses: In general, any time there is a brain mass that requires neurosurgical removal. For example, blood clots that occur after traumatic brain injury(ie. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Neurosurgery: "brain disease" implies a disorder involving the entire brain in an organic, cellular, or functional way -- not likely to be treated by surgery alone. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
No: While some brain diseases such as tumors and meningitis are associated with an increased rate of seizure, others such as parkinsons disease do not see ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. PERRY ZUCKERMAN
36 years experience Psychiatry
Brain is in the body: It shows that we have learned that mental illnesses are medical diseases just like diabetes or high blood pressure for example. For mental illness, p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Many entities: Brain diseases include many different areas and etiologies, but generically this refers to disorders of the brain tissue. They can be grouped into 1. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
51 years experience General Practice
The inner ear.: Dizziness is a difficult term. Most people mean the room is spinning around them when 'dizzy'. Moving usually makes it worse. If that is what you a ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatic encephalopat: Hepatic encephalopathy is probably not truly a degenerative brain disease, but it certainly causes confusion. It is caused by a build-up of ammonia f ... Read More
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