The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

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Most medical experts say that addiction is a disease—whether that addiction is to drugs, alcohol, or cigarettes. That ever-expanding list is one reason why neuroscientist Marc Lewis takes issue with the addiction-is-a-disease model.

Credits

Guest:
Marc Lewis - Author 'The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease.'

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath