Tim asked in HealthOther - Health · 2 months ago

Why is it that many drug addicts are smart?

Like high intelligence, have a BA or MA esp from a good college if not alone just did well in school, had a good work history at some point, and just end up snorting coke and meth and dropping a lot of acid or smoking too much pot/too much binge drinking

2 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Intelligence and addiction aren't related.  

  • 2 months ago

    Boredom is one possibility, lack of life focus is another. High achievers sometimes become lost after finishing formal education. 

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