Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Top Neuroscientist: Drug Addiction is a health problem, not a moral failing

From my most recent CAIVN article:

"Any one of us could be an addict at any time. Addiction is not fundamentally a moral failing -- it's not a disease of weak-willed losers. When you look at the biology, the only model of addiction that makes sense is a disease-based model, and the only attitude towards addicts that makes sense is one of compassion." -David Linden, professor of neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the chief editor of the Journal of Neurophysiology

Read the entire article at CAIVN.


Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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