What Makes Heroin so Addictive?

Dangerous and powerful, heroin is considered to be one of the most addictive of all drugs. Even the name comes from a German word meaning "heroic, strong." To give so much credit to a powdery substance might seem to be a bit over the top. But in reality, heroin is so addictive that many people who take the drug recreationally find out quickly that they are hooked.

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What Makes Heroin so Addictive?