Addiction is the regular use of alcohol, drugs,nicotine etc despite adverse effects and consequences. People with an addiction do not have control over what they are doing, talking or using. Addiction is an illness that requires treatment.
Psychological dependence is a "need" for a particular substance because it causes enjoyable mental affects.
Physical dependence is physiological "craving" for particular substance and absence of which causes withdrawl symptoms.
Alcoholic not only affect themselves but also their family, friends and society. Depression and other emotional problems are very common among family members of alcoholics. Alcoholism is common cause of family and marriage problems and It can cause financial problem because of decrease work capacity and regular purchase of alcohol.
Detox Treatment is the Latest Technique to remove addictive substances from the body by combine therapy (Allopathy + Herbs). There are many advantages of this therapy which are benificial to the patient.