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  • What is “huffing?”

    There is a category of abused drugs called, “inhalants.” Often used by young people, “huffing” is the action of inhaling chemical fumes through the mouth to feel intoxicated. This act of huffing can be very dangerous, and has even resulted in deaths for children aged 10 years old. Among the population of pre-teens, huffing is… Read More

  • How does Substance Abuse change the way I make decisions?

    Using substances changes the way we behave by affecting certain areas of our brains. The role of the prefrontal cortex is predominantly used for what scientists call “executive functioning.” Simply put, the prefrontal cortex is responsible for making decisions, predicting the consequences of your actions, working towards your goals, and exhibiting control over your life…. Read More

  • Is alcoholism genetic?

    Many studies, whether they are twin or adoption studies, show that there are several genetic factors that contribute to alcoholism. For example, some adoption studies show that kids who are adopted at early ages often show signs of developing alcoholism similar to their biological parents rather than their adoptive parents (Cloninger et. al 1981).  … Read More

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