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.
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