Resting-state Abnormalities in Heroin-dependent Individuals.

  title={Resting-state Abnormalities in Heroin-dependent Individuals.},
  author={Niki Pandria and Leda Kovatsi and Ana B. Vivas and Panagiotis D. Bamidis},
Drug addiction is a major health problem worldwide. Recent neuroimaging studies have shed light into the underlying mechanisms of drug addiction as well as its consequences to the human brain. The most vulnerable, to heroin addiction, brain regions have been reported to be specific prefrontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal regions, as well as, some subcortical regions. The brain regions involved are usually linked with reward, motivation/drive, memory/learning, inhibition as well as… CONTINUE READING
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