The Neuroscience of Addiction: Unravelling The Brain’s Reward System

The Neuroscience of Addiction: Unravelling The Brain’s Reward System Addiction is a complex phenomenon that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterised by compulsive drug-seeking behaviour, even in the face of negative consequences (Nesler et al., 2005). According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults (aged 12 and …

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