- Mood changes
- Anxiety level changes
- Behavioral changes
Addict vs. Non-Addict Brain
He explains how the brain of an addict and non-addict differs. People with an addiction are normally found with a genetic predisposition. The brains differ in various ways, one of which being; when in emotional pain, an addicted brain will seek to soothe through harmful prescription drugs and alcohol.
The non-addicted brains will soothe either by themself or through healthy alternatives to drugs. According to Dr. Charles, with time, it becomes a pattern of an addict to soothe the anxious feelings through harmful products, and this desire only grows that creates a dependency on drugs. To be sure that if a person is an addict or not, one can take an addiction test online.