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There is 1 comment on The Addiction Puzzle, Part 4: Why Alcoholics’ Gender Matters

  1. I would venture to say that the prospects of finding an alcoholic who doesn’t suffer from depression or anxiety would be slim to none. Contrary to conventional thinking, which dictates that anxiety and depression are induced by alcoholism, I believe they are drivers of addictive behavior. I agree that sustained periods of substance abuse can change the brain. Although, I would suggest that the brain is merely a vessel for the mind.

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