Can Science Predict Drug Addiction?


Although people have been having problems with drug and alcohol abuse for as long as they have been available, the science of addiction is fairly new. It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that scientists really started allocating money and resources towards learning about addiction. Luckily, many different discoveries have helped us understand more about addiction, treating it, and even predicting addiction. As you know, not everyone develops substance dependence, but science can predict who may develop an addiction. Addiction and Genetics [...]