Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 10:57 AM
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Learn more about alcohol’s chemical breakdown in the body.
Learn more about the Cycle of Addiction
WebMD: Drug Abuse, Addiction, and the Brain
Discover more about addiction’s impact on the brain.
NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Drugs, Brains and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
Download the brochure: Drugs, Brains and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
The American Journal of Psychiatry
Learn more about the brain circuitry connected to addiction.
HBO Series on Addiction
Addiction and the Brain’s Pleasure Pathway: Beyond Willpower
Brain Circuitry Associated with Addictive, Depressive Behaviors Identified
Find out more about a new study on impulsivity and how it links in with addiction.
How do genetics play into alcohol dependence? A new study explains the potential connection.
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
The New Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain
See the effects of addiction on the brain.
NPR – Addicts’ Brains May Be Wired at Birth for Less Self-Control
Is addiction a predetermination from birth? Find out more here.
90.3 WCPN is collaborating with the Plain Dealer to bring listeners the latest health-related news from across our region.
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The need for information about health has never been greater. ideastream is responding to this need by undertaking an ongoing health programming initiative. To inform this effort, ideastream invited health professionals in the region to participate in a series of discussions between June 9-18, 2009, about the local health assets and challenges.
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