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What is DXM?

Cough syrup abuse has become increasingly popular, especially among high schoolers. Cough syrup that has dextromethorphan can produce intoxicating effects, but what is DXM? Dextromethorphan is a dissociative that is commonly found in over-the-counter cough medications. Although the drug has medical benefits in treating colds, it can cause intoxicating effects when taken in excess. Robotripping,…

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How a Psychological Dependence Forms

Chemical addiction isn’t just a physiological process. Although this part of the dependence forms quickly, there’s a mental component to the disease as well. Treating it takes longer and requires stabilization of the physical addiction. Addiction therapy services are crucial to working through psychological dependence. Here’s what you need to know about psychological dependence. Psychological…