Neuroscience is beginning to uncover the neurochemical changes that occur within particular functional regions of the brain that are responsible for the behaviour in addiction. In doing so, neuroscience research is beginning to help us see that those who are addicted to drugs suffer from neurocognitive and motivational impairments that require treatment.
|Title of host publication||Addiction neurobiology: ethical and social implications|
|Editors||Adrian Carter, Benjamin Capps, Wayne Hall|
|Place of Publication||Luxembourg|
|Pages||29 - 50|
|Number of pages||22|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|