When Does Drug Use Become an Addiction?
Medically Reviewed Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T
According to Buddy T, "Drug addiction is a complex and chronic brain disease. People who have a drug addiction experience compulsive, sometimes uncontrollable, craving for their drug of choice. Typically, they will continue to seek and use drugs in spite of experiencing extremely negative consequences as a result of using."
This article discusses how addiction gets started and the behavioral manifestations of addiction.