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Control, the Second C of Addiction — Continued    

How does a deadly habit correlate with a person’s inordinate thirst for attention? Such a psychological malfunction can be behind addiction and can be cured with a lot of work and insight.

New Research Into How Addiction Impacts the Brain’s Reward Pathway

Rockefeller University and Mount Sinai study the role of the nucleus accumbens in the brain’s reward pathway.

Can Addiction Be Treated With Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound?

The Wellcome Leap fund for Untangling Addiction has awarded $50 million in financing for 14 projects including low-intensity focused ultrasound (LIFU).

Control, the Second C of Addiction

The characteristic up for discussion today is Control, which tends to slip away.

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

We take a look under the cover of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s book on addiction and the brain.

Addiction and the Difference Between Liking and Wanting

Research into the origins of addictive behavior finds it’s the brain, not the substance, that sets the hook.