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The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

1: Introduction

Introduction - picture of brain

Introduce the purpose of your presentation. Indicate that you will explain how the brain basically works and how and where drugs such as heroin and cocaine work in the brain. Tell your audience that you will discuss the concept of "reward" which is the property that is characteristic of many addictive drugs.

This page was last updated January 2007

1: Introduction

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (2007). 1: Introduction. In The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction. Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/teaching-packets/neurobiology-drug-addiction/section-i-introduction-to-brain/1-introduction

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