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Dispelling the myths about addiction

strategies to increase understanding and strengthen research

by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Identify Strategies to Raise the Profile of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism Research.

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compulsive behavior.,
  • Substance abuse.,
  • Psychobiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCommittee to Identify Strategies to Raise the Profile of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism Research, Division of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564 .I544 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL707634M
    ISBN 100309064015
    LC Control Number97069691
    OCLC/WorldCa38060035

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    addiction studies: promoting deeper learning and de-stigmatising myths about addictions, R eflective P ractice: International and Multidisciplinary P erspectives, , , DOI: More understanding can translate to all of us having more compassion and more empathy, which will hopefully help people feel safe enough to reach out for help.


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The major themes of Dispelling the Myths about Addiction are that drug dependency is treatable and that research is needed at clinical, behavioural, and molecular levels.

Thankfully, after two decades of niggardly support the climate for research seems to be changing. help dispel some of the myths surrounding the use of opioids. Myth: Opioids are addicting. Reality: There is a difference between physical dependence and addiction.

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