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Crack addiction

Crack addiction: Introduction

Crack addiction: An uncontrollable desire to use crack on a regular basis. Chronic crack use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Crack is a form of cocaine - powdered cocaine is heated with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate to make rocks of crack. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Crack addiction is available below.

Symptoms of Crack addiction

Treatments for Crack addiction

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy, Motivational therapy, Addiction treatment programs, Counselling
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Crack addiction: Complications

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Causes of Crack addiction

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Crack addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Crack addiction

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More information about Crack addiction

  1. Crack addiction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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