Total Running Time: 22 min. (All three chapters)
What leads to relapse? Why is drug addiction a chronic, relapsing disease? Experts explain that relapse is not the failure of treatment but part of the disorder. Through repeated drug use, the brain's "stop" system has been compromised, making it difficult to resist drug triggers. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is recognized as the most successful technique for strengthening the brain's "stop" system.