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signs of addiction

  • How Marijuana Addiction Works

    Is Marijuana Physically Addictive? While marijuana isn’t inherently physically addictive, some users—especially those with prolonged and heavy marijuana use—do experience symptoms of physical withdrawal addiction. What Causes Marijuana Addiction? Much of the…

  • Amphetamines Addiction Guide

    What Are Amphetamines? Amphetamines comprise a powerful class of synthetic stimulants that first were created in 1887. Amphetamines’ stimulant properties make them medically useful for a narrow spectrum of disorders. In fact,…

  • How Amphetamine Addiction Works

    Are Amphetamines Physically Addictive? Amphetamines are a class of extremely addictive drugs, and occasional use can result in long-term physical addiction. Users rapidly develop tolerance, physical and psychological dependence to amphetamines. What…

  • Symptoms of Marijuana Addiction

    Marijuana addiction remains one of the most common—and most insidious—recreational drug dependencies. Across the nation, nearly 12 million individuals suffer from marijuana addiction, including over 33 percent of teenagers in the 13…

  • Personality Changes With Drug Dependency

    As drug dependency begins to take a physical hold on a dependent individual, personality changes can occur. Illegal drugs begin to affect brain function—including the areas regulating cognition and mood—by altering chemical…