David Montañez Guerrero

Las Adicciones

David Montañez Guerrero

  • ¿Qué son las adicciones?

¿Qué son las adicciones?

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Explore the science of addiction and its impact on life with students and experts in 'Las Adicciones'. Learn about recovery options for young individuals.
8 minutes

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Las Adicciones
David Montañez Guerrero
Navigating Alcohol Dependency
Understanding Addiction & Recovery
Family Recovery from Addiction
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Understanding Addiction: Insights from Students and Experts

La adicción es una enfermedad crónica y recurrente del cerebro que se caracteriza por una búsqueda, patológica de la recompensa y/o alivio a través del uso de sustancias u otras conductas.
Have you ever wondered what really happens in the brain of someone struggling with addiction? In this episode of 'Las Adicciones', students from the Colegio de Bachilleres de la Estada de Zacatecas, along with their teacher David Montañez Guerrero, break down the science behind addictive behaviors. They start by defining addiction as a chronic and recurring brain disease characterized by a pathological pursuit of reward or relief through substance use or other behaviors.
The discussion dives into the biochemical changes in the brain that drive compulsive behavior and cognitive disruptions, shedding light on how neurotransmitters—those tiny chemical messengers in our brains—play a pivotal role in mood, motivation, and emotion. The episode also explores the personal and social impacts of substance addiction, touching on the challenges of abstinence and tolerance. For young individuals grappling with addiction, the episode highlights recovery schools, which offer both educational diplomas and therapeutic support.
Whether you're battling addiction yourself, know someone who is, or simply want to understand more about this complex issue, this episode offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of addiction. It's an invaluable resource for anyone looking to learn more about how addiction affects lives and what can be done to support recovery.