Addiction Essay | Addiction

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Addiction

Summary: New theories have come about with regard to the causes of addiction and how it affects us. Everyone has some sort of addictive behavior, but some addictions are obviously more harmful than others. Regardless of why people have addictions, whether it is a lack of self-control or genetic programming, we need to look at this problem with a feeling of hope and to help each other with this problem.
Dane Simonsen

Addiction

Addiction is a word used to describe those in our modern society who we as a whole shun from our front doors. It used to mean a person that couldn't stop using drugs, or couldn't stop drinking. Then it became the term to use for people who couldn't stop doing anything, such as sex, gambling, working, surfing the internet, and so much more. In our society it has become a word synonymous with "problem" and as such the people suffering from it are considered just that, society's problem. Now, scientists are finding that addiction is nothing like what we once thought it was, the downfall of any good person.

The brain operates on a reward system. When the body gets something it likes, the brain rewards us with the appropriate feeling to get us to re-introduce that original stimuli. All animals are made the same in...

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