Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. These are stimulants that affect the brain and nerves to help control hyper activity and impulses. Adderall is easily abused and highly addictive. College students take this to help them study. Students are able to concentrate better and their alertness is increased. The amphetamine in Adderall makes it addictive. Those who use this drug in a large dose or too frequently can easily become addicted. If you, or someone you know suffers from drug addiction, find a treatment program that works best for them.