How Morphine Addiction Affects Decision-Making Abilities

Morphine is a narcotic that was first discovered in the early 1800s. It is commonly prescribed to relieve moderate to severe pain; however, it is also sold and used as an illegal street drug. Morphine affects the central nervous system and has a high potential for abuse and addiction. How Morphine Affects the Brain Morphine is often abused for its euphoric effects as it affects the brain’s opioid receptors. It attaches to the receptors, reducing the feeling of pain and activating the...