Tag Archives: Neurobiology

  • 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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  • Addiction and the Brain
    Monday, October 19th, 2020

    Addiction and the Brain

    Addiction is not a moral failing, a sign of weakness, or a lack of willpower. It is a brain disorder. Addictions take root not because alcohol, drugs, sex, porn,...
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  • The Neurobiology of Addiction
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

    The Neurobiology of Addiction

    The only significant difference between substance addiction and sex/porn addiction is that substance addicts ingest alcohol or drugs to create an emotionally escapist neurochemical reaction, whereas sex/porn addicts rely...
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