Latest developments in causes and treatments




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.