Addiction: a disease of learning and memory.

@article{Hyman2005AddictionAD,
  title={Addiction: a disease of learning and memory.},
  author={Steven E. Hyman},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={162 8},
  pages={
          1414-22
        }
}
  • S. Hyman
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Psychology, Biology
  • The American journal of psychiatry
If neurobiology is ultimately to contribute to the development of successful treatments for drug addiction, researchers must discover the molecular mechanisms by which drug-seeking behaviors are consolidated into compulsive use, the mechanisms that underlie the long persistence of relapse risk, and the mechanisms by which drug-associated cues come to control behavior. Evidence at the molecular, cellular, systems, behavioral, and computational levels of analysis is converging to suggest the view… 

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