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Stress and addiction are best friends one can say. According to researches mostly people tend to start drinking alcohol or smoking or using drugs, etc at the times of stress other than the curiosity to use it. In the initial times when they start they feel relieved of the stress. But with tine the substance start to make changes in the brain and people get the urge of using the substabce. It also gives a dopamine high instantly which helps them to feel the pleasure instantly. Gradually, they start to enjoy the process, build tolerance and then later it may result into they just using it because they want to feel reduced of the stress instead of the pleasure they were feeling previously. Therefore, there is a high chance that addiction can be a result of stress.
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