Ashley Kopaniasz

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Ashley Kopaniasz a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what she said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Yes, alcoholism/ addiction is a disease. It has been recognized by the following entities as such : American Psychiatry Association, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Medical…
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Jim Bradford

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Jim Bradford a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Alcoholism is a disease.  It is an abnormal condition that is characterized by identifiable signs and symptoms.  Features of the disease are that it is chronic, the course…
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Rich Dowling

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Rich Dowling a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? I do not use the term “alcoholism”, the scientific terms as per DSM are ABUSE and DEPENDENCE identified as maladaptive behave, no mention of disease. As I understand…
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Robyn McGregor

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Robyn McGregor a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what she said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Because one person could use in the same pattern as another and not experience a progression of addiction, and another one will, and because it can be in…
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David Lisonbee

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked David Lisonbee a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? According to the World Health Organization and the American Medical Association, alcoholism does qualify under commonly accepted and official definition of “disease”. Due to biological markers and centuries of…
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Charles J. Esposito

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Charles J. Esposito a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? 2. Is alcoholism a behavioral issue? Why? Addiction has both mental and physical health components.  The mental health component leads people to believe that addiction is not really…
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Jennifer Ouellette

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Jennifer Ouellette a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what she said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Yes, it is.  In the most basic definition of the word disease, we find that it is a medical condition, with signs and symptoms, that not only plague the…
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Cathy Doran

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Cathy Doran a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what she said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? I believe that the evidence is overwhelming in favor of the disease theory of alcoholism – addiction is a brain disease.   Why?  Research clearly indicates a difference in the…
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John Johnston

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked John Johnston a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Alcoholism is a brain disease recognized by the World Health Organization that effects  millions of people worldwide. There are physiological differences in the way the brain of a…
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Don Thomas

Written by Sean on June 3rd, 2014

QuitAlcohol.com asked Don Thomas a few questions on alcoholism being a disease or a moral failing. Here is what he said: 1. Is alcoholism a disease? Why? Yes. Addiction to alcohol; a progressive disease characterized by loss of control over use, obsession with use, continued use despite adverse consequences, denial that there is a problem and…
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