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Drugs and the Brain Drugs and the Brain

Article from National Institute on Drug Abuse

According to NIDA, "Drugs interfere with the way neurons send, receive, and process signals via neurotransmitters. Some drugs, such as ...

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0 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Brain jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-Science 0 297187 297187 According to NIDA, "Drugs interfere with the way neurons send, receive, and process signals via neurotransmitters. Some drugs, such as marijuana and heroin, can activate neurons because their chemical structure mimics that of a natural neurotransmitter in the body."This article explains how drugs affect the human brain. Read the full article

Drugs and the Brain

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According to NIDA, "Drugs interfere with the way neurons send, receive, and process signals via neurotransmitters. Some drugs, such as marijuana and ...

Can the Brain Recover From Addiction? Can the Brain Recover From Addiction?

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In this episode, Can The Brain Recover From Addiction, we explore the brain's recovery from addiction to substances, like opioids and ...

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Can the Brain Recover From Addiction?

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In this episode, Can The Brain Recover From Addiction, we explore the brain's recovery from addiction to substances, like opioids and alcohol, and ...

How Your Brain is Wired to Just Say 'Yes' to... How Your Brain is Wired to Just Say 'Yes' to...

Article from The Conversation by Paul R. Sanberg and Samantha Portis

According to Sanberg and Portis, "Brain scientists have known for decades that opioids are complex and difficult substances to manage when ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Brain jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-Fentanyl jplist-topic-Heroin jplist-topic-Opioids jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-Prescriptions 0 297189 297189 According to Sanberg and Portis, "Brain scientists have known for decades that opioids are complex and difficult substances to manage when it comes to addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more than 20 percent of the patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them, and between 8 and 12 percent of those who use prescription opioids develop a use disorder."This article explains how opioid's affect the brain. Read the full article

How Your Brain is Wired to Just Say 'Yes' to Opioids

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According to Sanberg and Portis, "Brain scientists have known for decades that opioids are complex and difficult substances to manage when it comes ...

Addiction and the Brain Addiction and the Brain

Article from The Addiction Policy Forum

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Addiction and the Brain

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Brain Imaging to Understand Adolescent Cannabis... Brain Imaging to Understand Adolescent Cannabis...

Article from Recovery Research Institute

According to Recovery Research Institute, "Three out of 100 adolescents 12-17, and five out of 100 young adults 18-25 have a cannabis use ...

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5 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Adolescent jplist-topic-Brain jplist-topic-Cannabis jplist-topic-marijuana jplist-topic-recovery jplist-topic-Science jplist-topic-Teen 0 298276 298276 According to Recovery Research Institute, "Three out of 100 adolescents 12-17, and five out of 100 young adults 18-25 have a cannabis use disorder – meaning they continue to use marijuana or other forms of cannabis even though it impairs their functioning or has a negative impact on their mental and physical health." In this study, authors tested whether the connectivity (strength of communication pathways) between the anterior cingulate cortex and other areas of the brain associated with reward and regulation helped predict cannabis use over time in adolescents who completed addiction treatment.Read the full article

Brain Imaging to Understand Adolescent Cannabis Recovery

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According to Recovery Research Institute, "Three out of 100 adolescents 12-17, and five out of 100 young adults 18-25 have a cannabis use disorder ...

The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

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Opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers, binding to receptor proteins in the brain and inducing euphoria.Description by NOVA PBS ...

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The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

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Opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers, binding to receptor proteins in the brain and inducing euphoria.Description by NOVA PBS Official

This is what happens to your brain when you take... This is what happens to your brain when you take...

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Dr. Samoon Ahmad is a practicing psychopharmacologist and psychiatrist. He explains what happens to someone's brain when they take Xanax. ...

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7 Video-Video jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Benzos jplist-topic-prescription-pills jplist-topic-Science jplist-topic-Xanax 0 319502 319502 Dr. Samoon Ahmad is a practicing psychopharmacologist and psychiatrist. He explains what happens to someone's brain when they take Xanax. He also discusses some of the long-term side effects of using Xanax.Description from Business Insider

This is what happens to your brain when you take Xanax

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Dr. Samoon Ahmad is a practicing psychopharmacologist and psychiatrist. He explains what happens to someone's brain when they take Xanax. He also ...

The Truth About Why Your Brain Drives Your... The Truth About Why Your Brain Drives Your...

Article from The Sober World by Austin Lutz BA, BCN Certified, Deborah ...

From The Sober World article:"The brain is your supercomputer, it is involved in everything you do. Moreover, it plays a central role in ...

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8 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Behavior jplist-topic-Brain jplist-topic-Science-Of-Addiction 0 345946 345946 From The Sober World article:"The brain is your supercomputer, it is involved in everything you do. Moreover, it plays a central role in your vulnerability to addiction and your ability to recover and maintain sobriety. When your brain works right, your life works right; and when your brain is in trouble, you are much more likely to have trouble in your life."This article discusses how the brain can drive addictive behavior.Read the full article

The Truth About Why Your Brain Drives Your Behavior and Addiction

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From The Sober World article:"The brain is your supercomputer, it is involved in everything you do. Moreover, it plays a central role in your ...

How Alcohol Causes the Brain to Shrink How Alcohol Causes the Brain to Shrink

Article from VeryWell Mind by Buddy T

According to Buddy T, "Although it is true that chronic alcohol abuse does cause significant brain damage, much of that damage can be ...

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9 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Brain jplist-topic-Shrink 0 376707 376707 According to Buddy T, "Although it is true that chronic alcohol abuse does cause significant brain damage, much of that damage can be reversed with abstinence and alcoholics can obtain long-term sobriety in spite of deficits in decision-making."This article explains how alcohol can cause the brain to shrink along with other damaging effects.Read the full article

How Alcohol Causes the Brain to Shrink

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According to Buddy T, "Although it is true that chronic alcohol abuse does cause significant brain damage, much of that damage can be reversed with ...

Addiction Explained by the NIDA Addiction Explained by the NIDA

The National Institute of Drug Abuse published this video on Mar 11, 2019. Delivered from a teenager's point of view, this video explores ...

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10 Video-Video 0 587815 587815 The National Institute of Drug Abuse published this video on Mar 11, 2019.  Delivered from a teenager's point of view, this video explores how the processes of brain development and computer programming are similar.  View the video below.

Addiction Explained by the NIDA

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The National Institute of Drug Abuse published this video on Mar 11, 2019. Delivered from a teenager's point of view, this video explores how the ...

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