Pleasure, Addiction and Party Drugs

CPD
29m

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Lecture Overview

Party drugs can have a euphoric impact on the mind of a person... but what is actually happening to the brain to cause these feelings? In this session, take a look at the neurobiological effects of recreational drugs and why they can lead to addiction in some people.

Educators

Portrait of Heather Madsen
Heather Madsen

Dr Heather Madsen is a behavioural neuroscientist at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Heather’s research relates to investigating the neural underpinnings of addiction with the aim of developing effective behavioural and pharmacological interventions. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD29m of CPD
First Published27 May 2019
Updated27 May 2019
Expires
31 October 2021
Topics
Medication Safety
Medical Imaging
Neurosurgery
Neuroscience
Drugs
Addiction and Substance Abuse
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