The Difference Between Addiction and Physical Dependence, with Dr. Jennifer Schneider

In this episode of Sex, Love, and Addiction, Dr. Rob Weiss welcomes his long-time friend and book collaborator, Dr. Jennifer Schneider. Dr. Schneider is a nationally recognized author and expert in both the management of chronic pain with opioids and in addictive sexual disorders. She returns to the show to talk about the difference between addiction and physical dependence, and what each experience looks like in terms of diagnosis and treatment. She and Dr. Rob also talk about what physical dependence is, the signs of addiction, and why the two continue to get confused.