A Better Understanding of Human Addiction and Substance Abuse


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In a study published online in Psychopharmacology, Rutgers University researchers found that the initial positive feelings of intoxication quickly fade and replaced by negative emotional responses whenever drug levels drop.

To have a better insight into human addiction and substance abuse, the researchers analyzed addiction among animals, stating that animals are critical in addiction research as human responses prove unreliable.

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