Eating Order Not Otherwise Specified
Binge Eating Disorder
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Drug Abuse and Addiction
“Recent scientific advances have revolutionized our understanding of drug abuse and addiction, which is now recognized as a chronic relapsing brain disease expressed in the form of compulsive behaviors.” – “Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care,” NIDA
“Drug treatment is intended to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use. Treatment can occur in a variety of settings, in many different forms, and for different lengths of time. Because drug addiction is typically a chronic disorder characterized by occasional relapses, a short-term, one-time treatment is usually not sufficient. For many, treatment is a long-term process that involves multiple interventions and regular monitoring.” –“Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment,” NIDA
For more information, please see the National Institute on Drug Abuse.