Overcoming addictive behaviors is especially difficult during adolescence. Because of incompletely developed prefrontal lobes, the braking mechanism isn’t in place. Thus, consequences can’t be foreseen, and momentary pleasure trumps any thought of future consequences. (Restak, Richard, MD. The Secret Life of the Brain. Washington D.C.: The Dana Press and Joseph Henry Press, 2001, p 85)

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