What brain functions are involved in addictions that make it a challenge to give up destructive habits? New studies examine substance abuse, addiction, and pathological gambling to offer greater understanding of the neurological mechanisms that reinforce these behaviors. Findings may suggest new avenues for treatment and rehabilitation.
Moderator: Barry Everitt
Author(s): Limor Dinur-Klein; Carrie Wade; Lucia Hipolito; George Koob; Luke Clark; Guillaume Sescousse