Is it just a mental addiction?
As we approach the 21st century, cocaine abuse remains a major health problem in the United States. Most people today are aware of the dangers of cocaine addiction, but still more individuals are using cocaine frequently and in greater amounts. The physical addiction, often overlooked as an issue in a cocaine addicts attempt to stop the use of this drug, presents an equal amount of problems as does
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drug use. Because abruptly stopping cocaine use does not cause dramatic medical symptoms, cocaine was long considered to be physically nonaddicting.
The physical addiction, often overlooked as an issue in a drug addicts attempt to stop the use of drugs, presents an equal amount of problems as does the mental addiction. With this information, I think that one can determine that cocaine addiction is not only a mental addiction but a physical one as well.