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The moral model states that addictions are the result of human weakness, and are defects of character. Those who advance this model do not accept that there is any biological basis for addiction. They often have scant sympathy for people with serious addictions, believing either that a person with greater moral strength could have the force of will to break. in this paper we consider the implications of what drug users say about pleasure and value over the course of addiction for models of addiction. In this model it is the importance of the goal that is relevant, not the pleasure one feels upon attaining the goal. This model sees the liking of the drug as less relevant than the wanting of it. The enjoyment of the drug is not as pertinent as the desire to acquire it. pleasure spots in the brain are triggered when individuals engage in specific actions. The addiction disease model reconciles these two views and provides factual evidence that drug addiction is both biologically imprinted and influenced by ones environment and upbringing. The disease model of addiction stems from aa itself not studies on members of aa. The 12-step philosophy of both aa and na addiction is a disease and recovery becomes possible by abstaining and working the 12 steps, (not by taking medication). The disease model of addiction addiction is defined as a disease by most medical associations, including the american medical association and the american society of addiction medicine. Like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, addiction is caused by a combination of behavioral, psychological, environmental and biological factors. There is an inverse theory to the disease model of addiction known to some as the moral model. It is commonly supported by religious institutions and politicians influenced by religious ideals. The moral model does not take into account studies on the biological and genetic components of addiction and alcoholism. Kevin mccauley pleasure unwoven kevin mccauley, is a qualified medical doctor and he focuses the important question about addiction is it really a disease? This video essay, filmed in high-definition and recipient of naatps michael q. Ford journalism award 2010, presents the arguments for and against this question. The disease model of addiction focuses on a users loss of control, which is primarily caused by substance abuse. It suggests that addicts dont have the ability to discontinue their substance use on their own without the appropriate treatment or tools. The disease model of addiction states that addiction is a relapsing and chronic brain disorder, with rates or relapse at around 40 to 60.