Studies (genetic research and brain imaging): Social factors are more important in initial drug experimentation/use. Genetics, personality and certain mental disorders (e.g., untreated ADHD, conduct disorder, depressions, anxiety) are more important determinants in whether an adolescent moves from drug use to abuse/addiction. (Why are Some People More Likely to Become Addicted to Drugs? MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIDA NOTES, Vol 19, No 1, April, 2004, p S6)

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