August 17, 2011 – Segment 1

Scientists continue to learn more about how addiction works, which informs how our society views and treats addiction.  The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has just redefined addiction as a chronic brain disorder.  We'll discuss the implications of this development with Dr.

Scientists continue to learn more about how addiction works, which informs how our society views and treats addiction.  The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has just redefined addiction as a chronic brain disorder.  We’ll discuss the implications of this development with Dr. Mike Miller, ASAM Past President, and Woody Curry, Clinical and Associate Executive Director of the Baltimore Station, a residential addiction treatment center.

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