Latest developments in causes and treatments




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.

Is There a Relationship Between Eating Addiction and Learning Difficulties?

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

Understanding the Compulsive Disorder Cycle

The role of stress in addiction is explored in the work of Kwako and Koob on the Compulsive Disorder Cycle.

The Relationship Between Stress and Addiction

Examining the research showing a connection between stress and addiction.

Creative Displacement

A new survey by the American Psychiatric Association documents the value of creative displacement to mental health.