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  • The Causes of Drug Addiction

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    The Causes of Drug Addiction What causes a man to risk losing his family or worse his freedom for the ability to get high? What causes a parent to risk not only their own health by smoking but also the health of their children? The answer is addiction. Alan I. Leshner, PhD states that the “essence of addiction [is an] uncontrollable, compulsive drug seeking and use, even in the face of negative health and social consequences.” He goes on to say, “This is the crux of how many professional organizations

  • The Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    The causes of drug addiction Frank Zappa once said “A drug is neither moral nor immoral -- it 's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.” What causes people to be addicted to drugs? Most people know the bad things that will happen to drug users: they become addicted. Curiosity is the first major cause that leads to drug addiction throughout the nation. The second

  • The Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    Drug addiction, a new major phenomenon in our society today. In this paper, we will look at different drugs, the compulsive cravings, the people that have become addicted to them and affects it’s had on their lives. Many people abuse drugs but don’t consider themselves addicts. Addiction is like all behaviors “the business of the brain”. Addictions are compulsive physical and psychological needs from habit-forming sustenance’s like nicotine, alcohol, and drugs. Being occupied with or involved in

  • Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    Drug addiction continues to be a major social problem in any country. Despite all efforts of trying to control the manufacturing and trading of these illicit substances, drug traders still somehow find a way to continuously distribute these drugs around and destroy thousands of lives through various clandestine laboratories that have sprouted from different parts of the world. More than seeing the amount of money being spent on something as unnecessary as taking illegal substances is how it has

  • Cause Of Drug Addiction

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    Understanding Drug Addiction and the Cause Behind it Jose Romero Lee College Introduction to Psychology Professor Dunn Abstract Society now days doesn’t comprehend why or in what way others become addicted to drugs. They might misguidedly consider that individuals who use drugs lack ethical values or determination and that they can stop their drug consumption purely by choosing to. Being hooked to drugs is a multifaceted condition, and most of the time it takes more than just good intentions or

  • The Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    The causes of drug addiction What makes a person addicted to drugs? Most people know the bad things that will happen to drug users: they become addicted. Curiosity is the first major cause that leads to drug addiction throughout the nation. The second cause is the desire to escape from reality through drugs and can lead the user to become addicted. Lastly, the everyday environment around the individual can push him or her to become addicted to drugs. Drug addiction is a serious problem that

  • Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    Drug addiction is influenced by many factors. Not only does the brain change when taking constant doses of a certain drug, but life as you know it changes to. Drugs are misleading they cause you to think that your life is becoming better, when it actually is becoming much worse. “Fooling” is what drugs do best; they fool the brains receptors by sending abnormal messages to the brain. After all, what good really comes from drugs? When someone starts taking it they just simply can’t stop, even if they

  • Causes Of Drug Addiction

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    When examining all of today's social and economic problems, and putting them in perspective one of the largest to emerge is drug addiction. Drug addiction is by far one of the biggest epidemics, not only in America but worldwide. Addiction throughout mankind has made its malicious presence known in all walks of life. There are many factors that lead people down this tedious path, such as traumatic events, bad influences, and even genetics can play a role. Although there are many of factors that

  • Drugs And Drugs : Causes And Effects Of Drug Addictions

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    use drugs. Using drugs can lead to multiple situations if you do not stop in time. It doesn’t take long for teenagers to get addicted to a drug. Once you start getting use to it, you not going to be able to let it go. Teenage drug addicts can cause so much commotions if they do not get the drug they want or need. Drug addicts can lie and steal from their own family. They can also commit serious crimes to get drugs. People can get addicted by using the drug every day. Getting addicted can cause your

  • Drug : The Causes And Effects Of Drug Addiction

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    I grew up with my closest childhood friend named Ram who became addicted to drugs while studying in the last year of high school. Being with him, I knew what caused him to be addicted and the effects of addiction that he struggled with. Despite his intelligence, he was very kind and friendly. He spent most of his time with me and many other friends. We had studied together from childhood, but as we grew up, we got in different circles of friends. He joined in the company of bad friends. I told him