Jeffrey A. Schaler, PhD

OFC OF JAMES A CHARLES MD

40 COVENTRY CT

Articles

Addiction Is a Choice

October 01, 2002

Many activities that are not themselves diseases can cause diseases, and a foolish, self-destructive activity is not necessarily a disease. When we find a parallel between physiological processes and mental or personality processes, we can mistakenly assume the physiological process is what is really going on, and the mental process is just a passive result of the physical process.