Addiction disorder is a complex condition involving multiple areas of the brain. People with addiction have an intense focus on using a certain substances or repeating risky behaviors to an unhealthy point. Some people may try a substance or behavior and never approach it again, while others become addicted. Different substances and behaviors have different effects on a person’s health. Serious complications can cause health concerns or social situations to result in death.
Like many mental health disorders, several factors may contribute to development of addiction. The main factors are:
Common risk factors of addiction disorder:
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