Why do people succumb to drug, alcohol, gambling and food addictions? Today, science is playing a bigger role in understanding why people become addicted and how to curb these dangerous behaviours.
While society often continues to stigmatise addiction, we're increasingly understanding that addiction is a genuine medical condition that has a neurological basis. This has resulted in innovative treatments, better education, and significant research that’s disrupting the exploitation of addicts by the tobacco, gambling and fast-food giants.
We're increasingly understanding that addiction is a genuine medical condition that has a neurological basis.
In this episode of A Different Lens, Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.