What Is Prescription Drug Addiction?

  There is prescription drug addiction and prescription drug abuse. Most commonly, abusing prescription drugs does lead to addiction. However, many people have found that their regular use of prescription drugs has caused them to become chemically dependent on their medications. This is one of the reason addiction to benzodiazepines, prescribed to manage anxiety, and…

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Is Alcoholism The Same As Alcohol Addiction?

  Alcoholism and addiction are often held in different categories. Alcoholism refers to the chemical dependency on alcohol whereas addiction indicates a chemical dependency on drug substances, or other substances. However, in terms of neurobiology and how chemical dependency works in the brain, there is little to no difference between how drugs work and how…

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