Is my addiction based in my mind or my body? Addicts and their loved ones often find themselves pondering this age-old question. Some would argue that it really doesn’t matter — an addiction is an addiction, and it needs to be treated. However, from a treatment perspective, it does matter, as it affects everything from a person’s treatment plan to their odds of successfully beating the addiction. At our center for addiction recovery in Sacramento, we know that the truth is somewhere in the middle.
Mind or Body? It Depends.
Some people feel that in order for a person to have a true addiction, they must be both psychologically addicted (meaning they have uncontrollable cravings for the substance) and physically addicted (meaning they get sick when they can’t get the substance). Read more from this blog: