Drug Addiction

By: Hannah Thompson

Defining Drug Addiction

Addiction is defined as a chronic repulsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences


Different drugs effect different parts of the brain and how someone responds to the drugs.

Some drugs effect the brain steam and others effect the cortex which effects what we see and feel so when someone puts a substance into the body this maybe effect and limbic system which feels the pressure of something in your brain.

Why we get addicted

We get addicted to these drugs because

When we take drugs Taking a recreational drug causes a surge in levels of dopamine in your brain, which trigger feelings of pleasure.


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Impacts to doing drugs would lead to death, age, scares, the face and skin will leather.

You could be oblivious, distant from reality