. Maturing Out ?Members of the self-help community often refer to getting “sick and tired of being sick and tired” as a motivation for change. For this discussion: Explain, with examples, the concept known as “maturing out” of addiction (also known as natural recovery or spontaneous remission). How does this concept support or fail to ? support the progressive nature of the disease models of addiction? How can we explain “maturing out” given the genetic origins of addictive behavior?.