Causes of Addiction

The reason people do anything is because they like it and it gives them a good feeling.

  1. Emotional satisfaction. Drinking, smoking, alcohol, tobacco, numbs your emotions and gives temporary comfort. This is main cause of Addiction.
  2. For Fashion. This is most common among today’s youth. Teenagers like to try new stuffs.
  3. Company of people play very important role. Social influence causes non-addicted, addicted. This is one of the important causes.
  4. Media. It is termed to be ‘Cool’ to smoke and drink, which causes bad influence on teenage mind. 
  5. Smoking family. If the senior members in family have habit of smoking and drinking, then its a green signal for juniors to smoke and drink too.
  6. People with an addiction do not have control over what they are doing, taking or using. Their addiction may reach a point at which it is harmful.
  7. The addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or some drug actually causes physical changes in some nerve cells in the brain. Another name for a nerve cell is a neuron. Neurons release neurotransmitters into the synapses (empty spaces) between nerve cells, which are received by receptors in other neurons.
  8. Addiction to alcohol or drugs or to any related substance destroys every aspect of the persons. The ability to control life and think for life is taken away from the person by the substances for ever. The patient has to depend on the drugs and alcohol to survive and when this stage comes, if means that the person has become addict.


2017-07-04T08:27:51+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Education|