What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple.
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Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong
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Actually... this video says that prescription grade opiates administered by a dr does not result in addiction and this couldn’t be further from the truth. I’m sure rat park is a thing, but it’s dangerous to suggest that opiates administered by a dr will not result in addiction. Prescription opiates are the biggest gateway drugs around.
Another left tilt, thank you for staying true to your communistic
“unbiased” scientific approach. Funny 😆 I can’t find any right wing point of views in your videos... it’s crazy how your scientific unbiased approach only produces left wing information.
Crazy. It’s almost like... everything on the right is so wrong that it could never appear on your scientific approach channel because they are so ignorant and dumb that it could never make it ripple in the water here because this is completely the truth and clearly socialistic leanings on the backs of society is the way to go.
Point to the successful communist country which outpaces America in freedom and opportunity and I shall gladdly suggest we follow suit. However technology has not reached the point in which we should even consider the way to go is relatively nothing to the ecosystem. However you don’t mention we are a grand way off from such endeavors because the point of( and popularity of this channel and similar channels is due to the purpose of to the speaking of the necessity of the imminence of the power of the left) this is to preach the radiance of socialism. But... who am I? And who are you? But two voices, one cut into and one that leads to a certain cliff
I would say based on this video, I am an internet addict (ie. Can spend 18h on the internet, If I have the chance). But perhaps I am different. Different in a sense that I don't need to be sociable to be happy, ie. I am perfectly fine a day alone at home doing things, that if I have to quit internet for 1 day or 2 I would be just fine, I do work full time with a long time commute and any sort of medical or herbal drugs doesn't appeal to me in the absolute slightest nor even the curiosity of it. I am not even rich, and I feel like I live a happy life.
This is so funny because I watch porn, smoke weed, play ps4 and I'm on my phone for 11 hours a day lmao my top 4 addictions in my life rn and to top it all off I still live at my parents house 😂 any tips on how to stop all 4 addictions? I'm 20 btw
This video, like all your videos, is so digestible, forward thinking and enjoyable to watch. Im proud to be a subscriber and look forward to all the other magnificent insights you’ll have to offer in the future. (Standing ovation)
'In a Nutshell?' What the fuck?
This is not a 'In a Nutshell'. This is just a poor claim that is not realistic.
You really want everyone to be happy? pay $100 a month to the poor.
But when everyone goes to the money issue, keeps mouth shut.
Because, you all think like this, 'I like the world to be happy, but I do not want to spend my money on it.' Even the people who made this video.
Yes, that's why we can not be happy, and this video is useless. Welcome to the real world.
We are addicted to feeling good. If we are put in a situation say a cage where where are only option of feeling good is a drug we will be addicted too it. So point being is this video still shows we will always be addicted too feeling good, its just the difference is how healthy are options are as to what makes us feel good to get are fix of feeling good.
Having relationships with family, friends, and intimate partners can provide insulation from addiction and criminal behavior but the more alone someone is, the less insulation they have. Why would you do drugs when you could be hanging out with family and friends at the park? But if you don't have those family and friends, doing addictive things is a lot easier.
I am a recovering addict. This is a load of crap. The very first statement is incorrect. It does NOT take 20 days to get addicted to Heroin. It takes 1 TIME! This is stupid and not based on fact at all.
No iv been addicted myself to it and iv met people that have used heroin occasionally and it does not take one time. That's some war on drugs bullshit. Sure some people can like the feeling so much that they continue it but that's the same for any addictive substance. Iv known people who used it on the weekend for months and some of them stopped and never thought about it again and others did continue using it more and more. You do have to use it for an extended time to become physically addicted to it though. You are not going to take it once and wake up in withdrawals the next day.