Topic: physical effects
But it’s still confusing for many people outside the field, since unlike psychiatry, they don’t revise their thinking every couple decades.
The pharmaceutical industry, in spite of their immense resources, may not be the best candidate to come up with a solution.
Then again, there was a time when heroin addiction was primarily an urban phenomenon, and that didn’t last.
There’s a big difference between “knowing” that something is a disease, and actually treating it as one.
A model generally supersedes other models not because it is perfect in every respect, but because it seems to explain certain aspects better than its predecessors.