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Polydrug Dependence Can Change Your Moral Outlook

Polydrug dependence, also known as polysubstance dependence, occurs when a person develops a physical/psychological reliance on two or more substances of abuse. This condition is a potential outcome of any sustained involvement in polydrug use. According to the results of a study published in October 2013 in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, polydrug dependence can significantly alter an individual’s moral...

Adolescent Alcohol Use and the Environment

Alcohol is often the forbidden fruit for adolescents. Whether it is peer pressure, the perceived thrill of the indulgence or simple curiosity, individuals within this age bracket can find themselves involved in the use of a substance they are likely not ready to handle. According to a new study featured in Science Daily, a combination of genetic and environmental factors can influence alcohol use and behavior...

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