The Nucleus Accumbens: A Comprehensive Review.

  title={The Nucleus Accumbens: A Comprehensive Review.},
  author={Sanjay M Salgado and Michael G. Kaplitt},
  journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery},
  volume={93 2},
There is increasing interest among functional neurosurgeons in the potential for novel therapies to impact upon diseases beyond movement disorders and pain. A target of increasing interest is the nucleus accumbens (NAc), which has long been studied as a key brain region mediating a variety of behaviors, including reward and satisfaction. As such, focal modulation of the biology of the NAc with deep brain stimulation or novel biological therapies such as gene therapy or cell transplantation… CONTINUE READING


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