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Why is alcoholism considered a disease/illness rather than a choice?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Choices

Do not involve a genetic component, but alcoholism and addiction do!

In brief: Choices

Do not involve a genetic component, but alcoholism and addiction do!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine

In brief: See below

Because it is associated with demonstrable and often reversible abnormalites in the functioning of specific nerve tracts in the brain.

In brief: See below

Because it is associated with demonstrable and often reversible abnormalites in the functioning of specific nerve tracts in the brain.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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