Interoceptive Basis to Craving

Gray, Marcus A. and Critchley, Hugo D. (2007) Interoceptive Basis to Craving. Neuron, 54 (2). pp. 183-186. ISSN 0896-6273

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Awareness of one's physiology is an important component of emotion. How might these processes be related to addiction? In a recent issue of Science, Naqvi et al. demonstrated that smoking addiction is disrupted by damage to the insula cortex. This suggests that brain circuits mediating interoception also contribute to craving states.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Subjects: Q Science > QP Physiology
Depositing User: SRO Admin
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 12:22
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