Determining repercussions of early exposure to substances
Substance abuse has emerged as a terrifying phenomenon that has inflicted substantial damages on young people. Though the problem of drug abuse has existed since time immemorial, it has become a rage among a large proportion of youngsters. The abuse and misuse of drugs by teenagers and young adults have become a global issue, with […]
Addictive personalities: Are some people more prone to addiction?
James Franco, nominated for his iconic role in the movie “127 Hours,” in a recent interview has opened up about his “addictive personality” and how he has finally come to terms with it. Acting was something he turned to when he got over certain addictions as a teen. After 10 years in the industry, the […]
Concentration of iron in brain directly linked with duration of cocaine use
As with all drugs, an addiction to cocaine negatively affects a user psychologically, socially and emotionally. With cocaine, the downslide happens much faster and harder compared to other drugs. Since cocaine triggers a relatively short-term high, it leaves users craving for more. The tolerance for the illicit drug also develops very quickly that leads to […]