People Experiment With Drugs For Many Different Reasons

956 Words Aug 8th, 2016 4 Pages
People experiment with drugs for many different reasons. Many first try drugs out of curiosity, to have a good time, because friends are doing it, in an effort to improve athletic performance or ease another problem, such as stress, anxiety, or depression. Drug abuse is an on-going problem towards adolescents and adults. Drug abuse leads to numerous types of mental disorders. Drug abuse brought major concerns to medical science. Many factors such as availability (route of administration), genetics, history of drug use, stress, and life events contribute to the transition from drug use to drug addiction. Many people diagnosed with the risk factors of drug abuse may lead themselves into more serious mental disorders. Recent drug abuse has lead to research and claims concerning the homeostasis of reward. The brain reward system is triggered from most drugs taken by human. Age can be a major contribution to the effects of drug abuse. The younger someone takes drugs, the more they will be addicted to it. Quitting drug abuse does not have an overnight solution. Prevention requires effort and determination from more than one person, and is not impossible. The process of drug abuse is misunderstood by many people. Drugs used often can be abusive because it is a more complex issue because of the brain’s triggered responses. Drug abuse is taken as an addiction which is chronic. It should be recognized that drug addiction is a brain disease with behavioral, genetic, environmental…
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