Addiction beyond dopamine with Dr. Andy Chambers
Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they explore the neurobehavioral underpinnings of addiction. Learn about the Google Maps of the motivational system of the brain and gain insight into why psychiatric patients and adolescents are such vulnerable populations. And make sure that you check out Dr. Andy Chambers book, The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System.
Here is a link to the Robinson and Berridge article from 1993 cited by Dr. Chambers, The Neural Basis of Drug Craving: An Incentive-Sensitization Theory of Addiction.
Who is your favorite addicted character in pop culture?
- Dr. Rick Sanchez
- Dr. Gregory House
- Jessie Pinkman
- Jackie Peyton, RN
- Tyrone Biggums (NSFW)
- Robert Palmer
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