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Understanding Cocaine Addiction

Article from Verywell Mind by Elizableth Hartney, PhD.

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According to Elizabeth Hartney, PhD.,"While it can be a pleasant high for some people, cocaine can be unpredictable, causing over-stimulation, erratic social behavior, the risk of mental and physical health problems, and even death from overdose. A person is more likely to develop stimulant use disorder if they have low self-esteem, if they have a mental health problem such as anxiety, depression, or psychosis, if anyone in their family has a substance use disorder, or if they have a history of abuse."

This article provides an in-depth description of cocaine addiction. 

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