High Impulsivity Predicts The Switch To Compulsive Cocaine-taking

Scientists have found impulsivity, a trait often associated with addicts’ behavior, predicts whether casual drug use will lead to compulsive drug use. Many individuals take addictive drugs at some point in their lives — not just illicit drugs like cocaine and heroin, but also legal and commonly available substances such as alcohol and nicotine. But only a sub-group of those who take drugs eventually lose control over their drug use and become ‘addicted’.

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