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There are several theories that model addiction: genetic theories, exposure theories (both biological and conditioning), and adaptation theories. To be successful, an addiction model must blend the multidimensional aspects of addiction.What is the disease theory of addiction?
The disease theory of addiction identifies drug-seeking behavior as compulsive rather than a conscious choice due to chemical changes in the brain that happen with regular substance abuse. NIDA compares addiction to other medical diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes.What is syndrome model of addiction?
A syndrome involves recurring behavior. The model of addiction as a syndrome means recurrence of addiction can occur. This explains the common clinical observation of an individual struggling with a relapse addiction to a different substance.