While not all drugs are addictive, many are — due to physiological, psychological, or even emotional reasons. With so many types of addiction, as well as the numerous ways in which many drugs are consumed, it’s difficult to get a universal consensus on which drugs are the most addictive. That being said, you can definitely narrow the list down to a handful, as we’ve done here.
Depending on which study you’re referencing, other drugs, such as barbituates, buprenophine, and oxycodone could also easily be included in this non-exhaustive list.
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