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What is the alcohol dependence or drug addiction process?
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In brief: Habituation
In any physical dependence the body adapts and the withdrawal symptoms are the body responding to the lack of the substance.
Because addictions cause changes in neurotransmission they are difficult to treat and require enough time for the body to adjust to being "clean.".

In brief: Habituation
In any physical dependence the body adapts and the withdrawal symptoms are the body responding to the lack of the substance.
Because addictions cause changes in neurotransmission they are difficult to treat and require enough time for the body to adjust to being "clean.".
Dr. William Drescher
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Dr. Vasu Brown
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In brief: Trouble
Acting out, looking for trouble and finding it.
For scientific detail check this website -http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/drugs/.

In brief: Trouble
Acting out, looking for trouble and finding it.
For scientific detail check this website -http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/drugs/.
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