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← Cocaine decreases activity of a protein necessary for normal functioning of the brain's reward system

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Comment 2 by Peter Grant :

Comment 1 by Roedy

One thing I have never understood about cocaine. Everyone has seen people ruined by it. If you had no addiction to start what on earth would tempt you to try it? It is a matter of curiosity? Self deception about your ability to resist? Are you tricked into trying it?

I tried it because I was curious. I'm not crazy about stimulants, but the experience was interesting. I've tried most drugs.

Same here and have also had major issues with it. I find that people often have too simple a view on the whys and how's of drug use and addiction.

There are as many reasons for starting as there are people.

Biologically though it has the same effect on everyone.

This article just confirms something I have suspected for a while.

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:39:51 UTC | #936630