Crack Addiction Underlying Cause
Cocaine use and addiction is related to the effects the drug has on the brain.
Effects of cocaine include:
- Intense pleasure
- Increased confidence
- Increased energy
- Increased sensitivity to sight, sound and touch
When the effects of cocaine wear off, the user feels depressed and fatigued. This usually leads a user to desire more cocaine. Over time, the user becomes dependent on cocaine, in order to feel pleasure. The more a person uses cocaine, the more cocaine is required in order to experience the same effect. In addition, the feelings of depression and fatigue worsen in between doses of the drug. This leads to addiction.
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