The effect of exposure to drugs on the processing of natural rewards

@article{Anselme2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of exposure to drugs on the processing of natural rewards},
  author={P. Anselme},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={314-335}
}
Why does moderate exposure to a drug reward make natural rewards increasingly attractive to organisms, whereas prolonged exposure to the same drug reward has the opposite effect? The paradox behind that question remains unsatisfactorily captured by current theories of addiction. The incentive-sensitisation theory is viewed as a promising approach to this paradox, although it provides no mechanism to explain the decrease in interest of natural rewards as time exposure to a drug increases. To… CONTINUE READING
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