Is alcoholism a disease? This is a real hot potato for the addiction field and I’m sure you have your own view on the topic. You may have even seen that every now and again, some study claims to have produce ‘conclusive proof’ that alcoholism is a ‘disease’ or is genetically transmitted. However, thus far, no one has provided the incontrovertible evidence that convinces both sides of the argument. This is our take on it.