DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20163107

Update in the neurobiology of addiction

Ola ElSayed Nafea

Abstract


Addiction is a major global health concern. Up to date, underlying the possible mechanisms of addiction have begun to yield fundamentally important insights to discover the novel therapeutics as there are very few effective treatments for addiction.  This review article is designed to outline the underlying mechanisms of addiction.


Keywords


Addiction, Mechanism, Synaptic plasticity, BDNF, MicroRNA

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