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Ompulsive drug seeking and use despite harmful conseuences to the addicted and to those around him or her Although the initial to take drugs is voluntary for most people the brain changes that occur over time challenge an addicted person’s self control and hamper his or her ability to resist intense impulses to take drugs Fortunately treatments are available to help people counter addiction’s powerful disruptive effects Research shows that combining addiction treatment medications with behavioral therapy is the best way to ensure
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Drug and Alcohol Addiction