Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Abuse

When you abuse cocaine, the brain starts to adapt so that the reward pathway becomes less sensitive to natural reinforcers. Circuits involved in stress become increasingly sensitive, leading to increased displeasure and negative moods when not taking the drug. These combined effects make the user more likely to focus on [...]

2017-07-20T16:27:45+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|