What causes addiction? There really isn’t a simple answer, because addiction is complex and each person’s experience with addiction is unique. It isn’t simply a disease or a choice, but a combination of … Read More
The landmark rat park study showed that being engaged in social environments made it less likely for rats to foster addictive behaviors. So could these results translate and be successful among humans?
Meet psychologist Dr. Kimberly Young; she was the first to ever research internet addiction. She wrote the first book, Caught in the Net, to identify internet addiction as a new disorder, was … Read More
Carl Hart, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Columbia University, offers a highly provocative but evidence-based view of addiction and discusses how it should impact drug policy. According to … Read More
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