Illicit Drugs

Known as: illegal drug, illicit drug, illegal drugs 
 
National Institutes of Health

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1969-2018
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The ability of drugs of abuse to increase dopamine in nucleus accumbens underlies their reinforcing effects. However, preclinical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The mesolimbic dopamine system, which mediates the rewarding properties of nearly all drugs of abuse, originates in the ventral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Repeated association of drugs of abuse with context leads to long-lasting behavioral responses that reflect reward-controlled… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To address the putative association between attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and prenatal exposure to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The rewarding effects of morphine, cocaine, amphetamine and nicotine were evaluated in CB1 receptor knockout mice by means of an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Numerous studies have demonstrated that drugs of abuse activate the mesolimbic dopamine reward pathway, and it is widely held… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Addiction is a complex process that relies on the ability of an organism to integrate positive and negative properties of drugs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) has been implicated in the mediation of the stress-like and negative affective consequences… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence suggests that glutamatergic neurotransmission plays an important role in some of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
It is commonly believed that repeated exposures diminish the pleasurable effects of drugs and hence that pleasure must have only… (More)
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