drug addiction is not a disease

drug addiction is not a disease

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Since: Apr 12

United States

#1 Apr 15, 2012
How can someone be predisposed to be addicted to a man made substance?
NOTFADEAWAY

Atlanta, GA

#2 Apr 15, 2012
That someone is man made as well. Man made man on man made dope. Whats not to get?

Since: Apr 12

United States

#3 Apr 15, 2012
Before drug addiction was classified as a disease, there were not nearly as many addicts. The disease factor is used as an excuse. Drugs are destroying this country.
Bella Rae

Abbeville, LA

#4 Apr 15, 2012
It is what it is a DRUG ADDICTION ! It ruins peoples lifes.
actually

United States

#5 May 21, 2012
Predisposition to not being able to handle stress or not being taught effective coping skills is probably more likely to cause someone to have a greater likelihood of becoming addicted.....as a coping mechanism.

Yes they did it to themselves.....

But a person's choices also have a lot to do with whether or not they acquire aids or other sexually transmitted diseases. Certain voluntary factors contribute to heart disease diabetes and etc.....they are considered diseases.

Children learn best about proper diet and exercise from their parents and by example. So parents somewhat contribute to their children's future ailments in a way.....same is true of addiction. Some babies are born with dependency issues. Not at all their fault but it very well could contribute to a person's likelihood of becoming addicted later in life.
wowee

Lafayette, LA

#7 Aug 10, 2012
Not all drugs are man made. If you really want to know read about addiction and the brain .
Yes

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Jul 25, 2015
No it isn't but idiots every day whine and cry about having a disease. Free will is hardly a disease.
Carl

Lafayette, LA

#10 Jul 27, 2015
Yes wrote:
No it isn't but idiots every day whine and cry about having a disease. Free will is hardly a disease.
Your last line is probably the best thing ever posted on topix.

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