Corticolimbic dysregulation and chronic methamphetamine abuse.

  title={Corticolimbic dysregulation and chronic methamphetamine abuse.},
  author={Kate J Baicy and Edythe D. London},
  volume={102 Suppl 1},
AIMS This review aims to present and interpret evidence that methamphetamine dependence is associated with disorder of brain function that is required for top-down control of behavior. APPROACH Presented here are findings from brain imaging studies of human research participants with histories of chronic methamphetamine abuse in the context of functional consequences and implications for treatment of their dependence on methamphetamine. FINDINGS Brain imaging studies have revealed… CONTINUE READING