OPIOD ADDICTION/SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

View the following TedMed Talk and answer the following questions.

Why Do Our Brains Get Addicted – Neuroscientist Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the NIH, applies a lens of addiction to the obesity epidemic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mnd2-al4LCU&feature=youtu.be

  1. Discuss the concept Volkow notes of addiction as a moral failure.
  2.   Relate this concept to the patient, nurse, therapist, family.

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