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What causes drug addiction?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Socio economics

There are multiple factors, socio economics, exposure and culture, life style, upbringing and access to addictive substances.

In brief: Socio economics

There are multiple factors, socio economics, exposure and culture, life style, upbringing and access to addictive substances.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple Factors

In addition to the previously mentioned risk factors, genetics plays an important role.
Regardless, never being exposed to the offending item insures the highest chance of not becoming addicted. Needless to say, there are many opportunities for exposure. Also, there are many who are exposed but because of strong family support, moral conviction and a variety of other factors, do not become addicts.

In brief: Multiple Factors

In addition to the previously mentioned risk factors, genetics plays an important role.
Regardless, never being exposed to the offending item insures the highest chance of not becoming addicted. Needless to say, there are many opportunities for exposure. Also, there are many who are exposed but because of strong family support, moral conviction and a variety of other factors, do not become addicts.
Dr. James Marx
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