I’m Not Addicted, Are You?

What’s the difference between addiction, tolerance, and dependence?

Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay

As Americans, we’ve all likely seen the ad that says, “This is your brain, this is your brain on drugs.” The war on drugs has shaped our impressions of what taking drugs and medications mean, and a stereotypical image of what an addict is. It doesn’t help that the words “dependent” and “addiction” have…

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