Druglink article 2013 – Feeling is everything by Sal Ventimiglia

The addict feels the world, bits at a time. The addict’s cognition, his or her executive functions such as reason, planning and choice, are subordinate to the emotional act of using drugs, and its consequences. The addict is moved by emotion, and feels his or her way through the macabre of his or her addicted behavior.

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