Understanding Addiction and the Brain

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Lecture Overview

Why do some people develop a dependence on alcohol or other drugs while others do not? This session will help you to understand what happens in the brain and body to a person taking drugs, and how dependence may develop. Includes an examination of the reward pathways in the brain, and the chemical reactions that follow.
Details
CPD47m of CPD
First Published16 July 2019
Updated16 July 2019
Expires
28 April 2022
Learning Tools
Topics
Neuroscience
Drugs
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Alcohol