The Science Behind Addiction and Obsession

Addiction and obession

When an individual exhibits addictive or obsessive behavior, they continue to do so because the stimulus in question is perceived to be highly rewarding despite the adverse consequences that follow. Clinical research has shown that addiction alters the brain’s processes that dictate what a person desires, how habits are formed, how emotions are regulated, as […]

Drug Abuse in the Workplace

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According to a recent survey conducted by the National Safety Council, more than 70% of employers have been impacted by prescription drug abuse in the workplace. About 41% of employers fail to test for synthetic opioids when testing employees for other drugs. Opioid abuse and addiction is becoming more common because of its addictiveness and high […]