Latest developments in causes and treatments




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.

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.

Dopaminylation, Relapse and Withdrawal

Dr. Pretlow posits a build-up in brain energy resulting from anticipation of reward. This urge is satisfied through indulgence.

Dopamine and Dopaminylation

As we have seen, the neurotransmitter dopamine is far and away the most prominent prize the brain rewards itself with.

Dopaminylation — What and Why?

Addictive drugs and dopamine go together like peanut butter and jelly. The question is, why?

Is There a Relationship Between Eating Addiction and Learning Difficulties?

Research including brain scans ties together eating addiction, learning impairment, stress and anxiety.