Out in the Open

Out in the Open on July 9, 2016: Addiction

Is the source for addictive behavior mental, physical, or a mix of both?
Jennifer Lynn Schneider took up running to put distance between herself and her drug habit. (Debbie Pacheco/CBC)
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Is the source for addictive behavior mental, physical, or a mix of both? We talk to experts, former and current addicts,as well as relatives of addicts, in order to gain a better understanding of what it means to be addicted to something.