The Effects Of Drugs Abuse And Depression Essay

1073 Words Dec 5th, 2016 5 Pages
Abstract The purpose of my research is to show light on the causes of drugs abuse, addiction, and depression. Research have shown that drugs abuse, addiction and depression has negative impacts in our society. ( psychological, environmentally and genetically) are factors which are associated with the issues of drugs abuse, addiction and depression. The areas of drugs abuse, addiction and depression will be discussed in this research for understanding the comorbidity.

Drug abuse, addiction and depression are chronic health problems that can affect anyone. Research have shown that drugs abuse, addiction and depression has negative impacts in our society. According to Sahley, B.J (2010) drug addiction occurs when individuals start to crave for a particular substance more than needed. They always find themselves in a state of mind that, they can not actually function without it. It is also a chronic brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking. In chemistry it is called dopamine; dopamine is a chemical that transmits all of the pleasure signals to the brain. According the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Depression is a serious illness that can also cause changes in the brain. Depression can affect an individual 's thoughts, emotions, behaviors and overall physical health. Drug abuse, addiction and depression may affect a person’s lifestyle, relationships, employment, education, health and wellness. For example, a person…

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