How drug use can affect your cognitive abilities and impair your judgement by the power they hold over you
21-Sep-2015 •Mohammed Ekramul Haque
What is it? This is the power that drugs and alcohol hold over your cognitive abilities and how they impair judgement. It is frequently seen that individuals commit crimes under the influence of drugs. The drug-misinfluence tendency is powerful enough to devastate lives and careers of the persons involved.
Often found in: Instances of addiction to either drugs or alcohol, which impairs judgement.
The drug-misinfluence tendency is often found working with the simple, pain-avoiding psychological denial tendency. Here's how it works: "We've all seen so much [drug abuse], but it's interesting how it'll always cause this moral breakdown if there's any need, and it always involves massive denial."
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