The Science of Addiction

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22m
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Lecture Overview

Addiction has long been recognised as a disease of the brain and understanding the neuroplasticity of drug addiction has clinical significance for treatment. In this lecture, Geoff Ahern will reveal what exactly is happening in the brain when a person becomes addicted to opioids.
Details
CPD22m of CPD
First Published12 October 2017
Updated12 October 2017
Expires
20 September 2018
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Drugs
Medication Safety
Medications
Rehabilitation