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What Causes Addiction

Substance-abuse disorders are complex, which makes the answer to the question of “what causes addiction” also complex. Those at risk for developing an addiction are thought to possess a combination of poor coping skills and genetic predisposition. Addictive substances also rewire the brain, which exacerbates the desire to continue using. Understanding What Causes Addiction Part…

Overall Signs of Painkiller Abuse.

Signs of Painkiller Abuse

Painkiller abuse is a particularly tricky problem to spot because painkillers have legitimate uses. Making it even trickier is that painkiller abuse can develop over time. Someone who starts out taking a painkiller for an injury can develop dependence and start to abuse the medication. What begins as a medication prescribed as necessary quickly becomes…