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Frequently asked questions

Alcohol dependence

Alcohol use disorder (AUD), or alcoholism, is a chronic biosocial and mental disease that develops as the person abuses alcohol on a regular basis.

Drug dependence

Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by pathological craving for psychoactive substances (drugs) that have a stimulating, depressing or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system.

Nicotine dependence

Nicotine dependence is a pathological need of the body to uptake nicotine, which develops as a result of tobacco smoking.