Pinpointing Drug Addiction: Nature Or Nurture?


Men have often been associated with substance abuse, whether through genetic predispositions or behavior characteristics. But how exactly do they get to addiction, and what can we do about it?

By  Kyle Haze

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Drug addiction has long been associated with middle-aged, violent men who made some mistakes to lead them to their situation. And while maybe it’s true that males are at a higher risk of developing some level of substance abuse, what got us here?

It’s all too easy to throw the blame on the individual. If he had paid a little bit more attention in school or spent less time partying in college, maybe he wouldn’t have ended up here. But with over 19 million adults battling substance abuse, it’s time we re-examine the…click here to continue reading