Drugs, Environment, Brain, and Behavior

Crombag, Hans and Robinson, Terry E (2004) Drugs, Environment, Brain, and Behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13 (3). pp. 107-111.

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Abstract

The effects of psychoactive drugs are not just a function of their pharmacological actions, but are due to complex interactions among pharmacological, psychological, and environmental factors. We discuss here how drug-environment interactions determine the likelihood that addictive drugs produce a persistent form of neurobehavioral plasticity (sensitization) thought to be involved in the pathophysiology of addiction and relapse.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Hans Crombag
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 15:34
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2012 10:33
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/13322
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