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How do nicotine addictions work?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: Habits are habits

Addictive behavior has common underpinnings despite the various chemicals, physical or mechanical, or ritualistic, behaviors may initiate them. Areas of the brain are involved similarly regardless of the addicting substance.
Dopamine is a prime mediator of addiction.

In brief: Habits are habits

Addictive behavior has common underpinnings despite the various chemicals, physical or mechanical, or ritualistic, behaviors may initiate them. Areas of the brain are involved similarly regardless of the addicting substance.
Dopamine is a prime mediator of addiction.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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