Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

 

The difference between addiction and dependence?

By Ann L. Shaughnessy             Back in the forties and fifties smoking was called a “bad habit.” Look where that went. It can take a long time for a habit to show up as something far more serious, even fatal.  What we face now is the new testosterone replacement therapy craze, advertised constantly, by doctors, like Camels and Lucky Strikes were advertised, by doctors, forty years ago. Despite all the warnings. The actual definitions of addiction and dependence are very controversial and have been the subject of much debate, especiallyRead More