It’s proven that addiction is not a character defect
What will AA do now that it’s proven that addiction is not a character defect?
Addiction hijacks the brain’s neural pathways.
Scientists are challenging the view that it’s a moral failing and researching treatments that could offer an exit from the cycle of desire, bingeing, and withdrawal that traps tens of millions of people.
This is an incredible read from National Geographic magazine!
How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction
We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.
This story appears in the September 2017 issue of National Geographic magazine.