For example, in people who are addicted
to drugs, the drop in D2 receptors is often accompanied by a loss in functioning of the prefrontal cortex--the part of the brain responsible for judgment and impulse control.
Sherrod's pursuit of the rights to Addicted
for Simon & Schuster resulted in Zane's Simon & Schuster publishing and distribution deal for Strebor in 2002.
Conversely, someone who takes a steady dose of a drug and who can stop using it without physical distress may still be addicted
But Dr Griffiths believes there is an importance difference between people addicted
to an activity on the net and people addicted
to the internet itself.
As Jonnes correctly points out, the declines in drug use in recent years have occurred among casual users; numbers of addicted
users, and the levels of harm associated with their use, have not changed much.
And, of course, nicotine is extremely addictive: The Surgeon General has found that the "capture" rate--the percentage of people who become addicted
after trying it--is higher with cigarettes than any other drug, legal or illegal.
by Pajhwok Report on 1 June, 2014 - 17:09 KABUL (Pajhwok): At least one hundred drug addicted
were shifted from Pul-i-Sokhta area of capital Kabul to Jangalak drugs rehabilitation centre for treatment, an official said on Sunday.
IF you think it would be great to be addicted
to sex then think again.
According to Sex Addicts Anonymous over four million British men and women are addicted
Moreover, they grieve giving up the "heroin lifestyle," partly because they are addicted
to the challenge and excitement of scoring the drug.
PURE PLEASURE With so many enticements surrounding people every day, how does someone become addicted
to food rather than alcohol, drugs gambling, video games, or various other alluring pleasures?
As with most of my addicted
brothers, crystal, for me, was linked inextricably with sex.
Only a few hours after a heroin high wears off, addicted
people, like Judy, often start craving more of the drug.
Heroin acts here to produce an intense rush, which people addicted
to the drug seek compulsively.