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          PLAYING Effects Of Heroin On The Brain

          Effects Of Heroin On The Brain


          May 10, 2018

          “People think of addiction as a psychological phenomenon. It is not a psychological phenomenon. There’s a psychological component to it, but there is a big neurological component to it,” Dr. Phil says. “It affects the brain in a big way.”

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