Is addiction really genetic? In this video, we'll take a look at the science of addiction and the brain. The key to beating addiction is understanding it!
We'll take a look at each of these topics below and you can decide if you think addiction is genetic.
Is Addiction Really Genetic?
Go Brain / Stop Brain
The connection between ADHD and addiction
The connection between anxiety and addiction
Reward Deficiency Syndrome
There are other risk factors for addiction besides genetics that can make someone more prone to developing a substance use disorder. Some of the factors influencing the risk for addiction include co-occurring mental health disorders and their environment.