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HBO.com's Addiction website brings together many of America's top addiction
experts to explain that addiction is a medical condition with real medical solutions
HBO Film on Addiction
Researchers enlist addicts to participate in a study investigating the brain's
response ... In the '60s, methadone was found to be successful in treating
addiction to ...
HBO: Addiction: Understanding Addiction
Addiction is a chronic but treatable brain disorder in which people lose the ability
to control their need for alcohol or other drugs. When Is Someone Addicted?
HBO: Addiction: The Film: Supplemental Film: Getting an Addict into ...
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a gentle and effective
method for helping families guide addicted loved ones into treatment.
HBO: Addiction: Understanding Addiction: What Is Addiction?
Summary. People who are addicted cannot control their need for alcohol or other
drugs, even in the face of negative health, social or legal consequences.
HBO: Addiction: Understanding Addiction: Why Do Some People ...
For two decades, researchers have been struggling to identify the biological and
environmental risk factors that can lead to addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
HBO: Addiction: Understanding Addiction: Addiction and the Brain's ...
Addiction can develop despite a person's best intentions and in spite of their
strength of character. Repeated drug use disrupts complex but well balanced ...
HBO: Addiction: The Film: Supplemental Film: What is Addiction?
She notes the environmental, behavioral and genetic factors that can make an
individual vulnerable to addiction and how the disease leads to abnormal ...
HBO: Addiction: Treatment: Getting Someone into Treatment ...
The CRAFT method relies on nonconfrontational methods to encourage loved
ones to enter addiction treatment. The method also can help family members ...
HBO: Addiction: Adolescent Addiction
The vast majority of people who suffer from addiction encountered the
beginnings of their illness as teenagers. Five Things to Know About Adolescents'