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Addiction: Psychiatrists create a stir with broad definitions. Set + setting more important than substance

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights

Even when ‘addicted’ to a substance I’ve always thought set (person) and setting (environment) tend to be the most influential. Good to see this new definition will include addiction without the need for a substance.
So the neuro biological reaction to a drug is much less important – and not  even relevant is most addictions.

See on www.post-gazette.com

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