Roles for nigrostriatal--not just mesocorticolimbic--dopamine in reward and addiction.

  • Roy Wise
  • Published 2009 in Trends in neurosciences

Abstract

Forebrain dopamine circuitry has traditionally been studied by two largely independent specialist groups: students of Parkinson's disease who study the nigrostriatal dopamine system that originates in the substantia nigra (SN), and students of motivation and addiction who study the role of the mesolimbic and mesocortical dopamine systems that originate in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2009.06.004

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