In 1892, a group of 31 like-minded men, interested in what they termed the ‘new psychology’, met to form the American Psychological Association (APA), with Hall elected as the first president.
The brain is the “crown jewel of the body”. Any damage to the brain, like the harm that can come with drug abuse, can have serious consequences on the rest of the body.
Knowing what addiction is and how it looks can assist in getting treatment in the beginning stages, and this can improve outcomes for those suffering from addiction.
You or someone who loves you took notice of these signs and symptoms, which prompted you to seek treatment. Taking action when the signs and symptoms of drug abuse became severe may have saved your life.
Part of the difficulty with trying to recover on your own results from the way brain is affected by drug use. You are fighting an uphill battle when you attempt to quit.