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Is There A Link Between Trauma And Addiction

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Traditional research suggests addiction is a primary brain disorder that arises in the brain largely due to genetic reasons. Another popular idea is that substance abuse is a choice that somebody makes. People choose to be addicted. However, the more popular theory gaining momentum is that addiction can often be traced to childhood trauma and that addiction is an attempt to deal with the effects of childhood trauma.