Certain personality traits can contribute to an individual’s susceptibility to addiction, leading them down a path where substances or behaviors become a harmful coping mechanism.

Personality Traits Can Contribute To Addiction

Have you heard the term addictive personality? That’s because individuals with substance use disorders tend to have certain personality traits in common.

Of course, not every person with drug or alcohol addiction will have the exact same traits, but there are several that are often a common theme with drug and alcohol abuse.
Here are a few personality traits that are closely tied to addiction:

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