The Pros And Cons Of Drug Addiction

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The meaning of addiction has been misconceived on multiple occasions and yet we fail to see it. There are two forms of addiction that we can recognize. A medical diagnosis, according to the Medical Dictionary is a “diagnosis based on information from sources such as findings from a physical examination, interview with the patient or family or both, medical history of the patient and family, and clinical findings as reported by laboratory tests and radiologic studies.” This form of addiction differs from a person’s own form of addiction. How many times have people said, “ I’m addicted to?”, basically giving themselves a self diagnosis. We take lightly to the word addiction because to us it's something that doesn't affect our lives, but to others it takes over their lives. According to the website, “ The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction “ Addiction is defined as “a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.” It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain; they change its structure and how it works. Drug addiction through the media is not very popular we see very few ads on the internet about drug addiction rehab centers. Advertising in Ohio is nothing new. We see ads all around us on newspapers, magazines, our phones, and more importantly on our T.V.s. With advertising on television there are multiple commercials specifically health treatment commercials, where we see hospitals,
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