Addictive disease definition:
Addiction is a chronic disease that affects the performance of the individual’s functioning in the family, work, community accompanied by a continuous research for doing drugs and to keep using the drugs despite the negative consequences caused by it.

It’s a chronic psychological disease retractable to a setback, but can be cured.
Using the correct ways to treat addiction is the shortest way to enjoy a decent life.

Addiction disease  
It makes the addict thinks in a certain way, which makes him always feeling inadequate fear and anxiety, depression and despised himself.
He feels less than those around him which makes him in a non-conscious consider or deal with the community in a hostile manner.

There are two types of addiction physical and psychological addiction.

Physical dependency:
Physical symptoms improve the patient in various body organs when abrupt discontinuation of the drug or when disruption of others.
Physical dependence occurs when using central analgesics for a longtime regardless of the presence of lack of pain.
Tolerance
This term describes the stop of painkillers in giving the same effect and so the patient will be in need to increase the dose.
Experts differed in the interpretation of this phenomenon is it due to a change in receptor or pharmacokinetics or because of other factors tolerance is considered as one of the main symptoms of addiction and as proof for this that the patients are receiving painkillers from the opium derivatives for therapeutic reasons and not because of addiction (such as cancer) they don’t need to increase the dose of painkillers on the contrary of addicts to the same substance.

Results of addiction on the addict:
1-    Isolation and loneliness:
As a result of addiction the social skills of a person is lowered and resorts to isolation and loneliness to escape from conformation and integration into society for disagreeing in thoughts and style and speech and concerns about them so he resorts to sit alone.
2-    Denial:
Is the denial of the reality of his addiction and that he has no problems with drugs despite his ability to abstain and deny the condition of drug problems.
3-    Justification:
It’s a continuous justification of what he had reached to because of the problems and circumstances surrounding him and put the responsibility for those around him and often being oppressed.
4-    Moral decay:
It’s when the addict becomes willing to do whatever it takes to get a mall amount of drugs, as he is ready to do unethical things and in violation of the law.
Here is situation becomes very dangerous as he becomes a person with no principles at all.
5-    Degradation:
The state of an addict becomes degraded as the time passes his addiction is increased and he get worse from day to another.
6-    The replacement:
The addict tries to replace the drug with a less damage drug, because he believes that this is the solution to the problem but over time he uses his basic drug in addition to the new one.
7-    Embarrassment:
An addict feels embarrassed as a result of his addiction and being subjected to different situations and he deals with this either by escape or violence.
8-    Guilt:
An addict feels guilt as a result of his actions and the losses that occurred to him or people around him as his family and friends, although he can’t do anything about it.

Signs of an addict:
1-    Sudden change in lifestyle such as repeated absence from school or work.
2-    Low school level or low performance at work.
3-    Leaving the house for a longtime and being late at night.
4-    Dealing with confidentiality regarding his privacy.
5-    Mood swings and lack of interest in appearance.
6-    Fury for the slightest reasons.
7-    Evading responsibility and apathy.
8-    Waste and increased demand for money.
9-    Change his friends joining a new “bunch”.
10-    Tendency to isolation and loneliness.
11-    Significant weight loss due to loss of appetite.