Addiction

What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.' For more information, and to take a quiz to see what you know about addiction, go to www.chasingthescream.com Support us on Patreon so we can make more stuff: https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Get the music of the video here: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/addiction https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/addiction An interactive version of this video: http://www.addiction.mobydigg.de (works on mobile) Or follow us on social media or reddit: http://kurzgesagt.org https://www.reddit.com/r/kurzgesagt https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: T0T0S, Ryan OHoro, Matthieu de Canteloube, Vince, Thomas Shiels, Brian David Henderson, Jim Yang, Arnav Guleria, Clemens, Tahseen Mushtaque, Jochen, Vahur S, Harry, BurmansHealthShop, Nils Caspar, Holger Fassel, Jackson R Hanna, Pascal de Reuck, ByeongWook Lee, Guus Ketelings, Franko Papić, Thalia, Narat, Suchartsunthorn, Lorenz Zahn, Brian Aparicio, Jörg Vogelsang, Rashed Ali, Darwin Ranzone, Tyler Thornton, David Pfister, Han Saini, Ute Moll, Ioanna Bischinioti, Jenny Zhou, Vince Babbra. Avi Yashchin, Dan Cortes, Matt K, Phiroze Dalal, Marcelo Fernandes de Souza Filho, A La Mode, Tom Wardrop, Shawn Marincas, Pontus Attåsen, Paul, Marc Dumont, Robert McKone, Todd Binkley, Matthew von der Ahe, Thomas Russell, Erick, Vivek Kotecha, Artur Szczypta, Jeff Fellows, Daniel Duffee, Konstantin Shabashov, Tim drake, Mike Galles, Evgenia Yigitalieva, Vrm Vee Are Em, Timothy Noble Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2

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(Only joking btw)

Riley Mason: I'm Addicted To Cocaine

Kenny: Shout out to Rick Sanchez at 1:14 Wubba Lubba Dub Dub!

Zeep Xanflorp: Love the appearance of Rick, from Rick and Morty. Clever. Haha.

Feathers Pryx: In health class they wouldnt stop pushing the "people get addicted from hospital morphine" and other old ass beliefs and "studies" like the "EVERY eCIG JUICE HAS DIACETYL WHICH WILL GIVE YOU LUNG AIDS" and shit like that. Public schools need to update their info and stop teaching shit from decades ago

Vahrules: I really enjoyed this video. It left me speechless....then I started reading comment threads.

butterscotch251: 1:14 RICK FROM RICK AND MORTY

PREMIUM QUALITY mixed nuts: i have depression and i am an addict, but the reason i have depression is because i am an addict. it's an endless cycle

ANDELE3025: Except thats not at all how addictions work because unlike psychology quackery we can see from fucking nerve damage what real and what psychological addictions are (and in research for this you peeps must have also done the basic research to know that a) agonist quality and injection play a massive role b) a really big percentage of people flat out wont get addicted till resistance kicks in c) this is fucking IGN/clickbait levels of raping the danger of actual non-neutered for medical use drugs that arent as easily processed and dissolved by the body).

Richard Needham: It really did hit a nerve with me and makes total sense. My cage is my home. Im a alcoholic and suffer with aneixty and drepreshion. Need too get out there and sort my life out and be with people that love me and care insteed of sitting in self pitty. in stead of sitting in my cage. I didnt find this because of looking on you tube. I found it because of cbt.. I found it today i and felt better. i hope it does and i can change my mind set

Molly Wang: what if....what if I'm addicted to your videos??

System32: Rick sanchez!

catlover67803: One last thing: you can be addicted to pretty much anything.

coolmew123: lmao there's rick

KerbalTube HD: I dare you to say that video games are drugs! I dare you! I fucking dare you! If you say video games are drugs, everything above your neck's gonna be a fine red mist!

EpicPaul: This is absolutely erroneous! Addiction is very largely CHEMICAL! A surplus of certain receptors in the brain! That's it!
There's is only a very small emotional aspect about it!
Even if you are in a great company with things that make you happy, you will not be able to avoid physical withdrawal, if you were going to have it in the first place!
Don't believe this video, guys!

Argo: Well... Friends are in group and they still make addictions to drugs.... And they have an awesome family, But still They dont want to stop.. why? They want to look cool?

Different Things: Oh hello Rick Sanchez

Jose Viana: hey that's rick hahahaha

LegendGamer: 1:15 iS tHaT yOu RiCk?!

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