Neuroscience of Addiction what is Addiction?
Addiction is the condition of repeatedly using a particular substance or doing a particular activity, despite its damages. In some estimates, the modern-day addiction crisis in the United States started in the 1800s when patients suffering from injuries and illnesses did not have proper medications to ease their pain. Pharmaceutical industries developed painkiller drugs and convinced doctors that they were not addictive. However, after using painkiller drugs for a particular time patients started to become addicted to them. The use […]