How the Brain Changes During Addiction Recovery

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How the Brain Changes During Addiction Recovery Research has shown that drugs can alter the brain. These changes often mean that individuals become more addicted to drugs or other harmful substances. This dependency upon drugs inside the brain comes from the plasticity that the brain is capable of. Plasticity is the ability of the brain to change and adapt in response to stimuli like drugs. This ability to change is what is responsible for addiction, but it can also be used to recover from addiction as well.  ...

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