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The Neuroscience of Addiction

Cambridge University Press

Francesca Mapua Filbey

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Overview

Persisting stigmas against addiction have created a necessity for a more accessible resource for the science behind addiction, from classical theories to modern research studies. With updated information on the neuroscience of addiction, Dr. Filbey presents an overview of neuroscientific research on addiction to address this growing need.
Figure 1.1. A longitudinal study demonstrating neuromaturational processes from 5 to 20 years of age. (From Gogtay et al., 2004 © National Academy of Sciences, USA.) A black and white version of this figure will appear in some formats. For the color version, please refer to the plate section.

Figure 1.1. A longitudinal study demonstrating neuromaturational processes from 5 to 20 years of age. (From Gogtay et al., 2004 © National Academy of Sciences, USA.) A black and white version of this figure will appear in some formats. For the color version, please refer to the plate section.

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Francesca Filbey, PhD

Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of Addictive Disorders


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