Addiction Becomes a Brain Disease

  title={Addiction Becomes a Brain Disease},
  author={Roy Wise},
and subcortical structures that participate both in drug Baltimore, Maryland 21224 reward and in more natural motivational phenomena. For example, Hans Breiter (Massachusetts General Hospital) showed functional magnetic resonance imaging At the end of the decade of the brain, the study of (fMRI) data implicating a generalized limbic and cortical neural mechanisms has come to dominate the study reward circuitry, stressing the nucleus accumbens and of addiction. Whereas attention was once on… CONTINUE READING
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