Tag Archives: Brain

  • Substance Abuse and the Brain
    Friday, January 15th, 2021

    Substance Abuse and the Brain

    Dr. David Fawcett Mood-altering drugs affect several parts of our brain, most of which are connected via what is generally known as the reward circuitry. This network of neural...
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  • Sex and the Brain
    Friday, January 8th, 2021

    Sex and the Brain

    David Fawcett PhD, LCSW Neuroplasticity One of the questions that is frequently asked by individuals who struggle with compulsive sexual behavior is, “Why is it so hard to quit...
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  • The Brain’s Reward Circuitry
    Friday, December 18th, 2020

    The Brain’s Reward Circuitry

    Dr. David Fawcett Addictive processes involve several regions of the brain, but most are focused on a set of structures deep in the midbrain called the reward circuitry (also...
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