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(p. 20) Neuroanatomy of Addiction 

(p. 20) Neuroanatomy of Addiction
(p. 20) Neuroanatomy of Addiction

George F. Koob

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date: 09 May 2021

Chapter 3 discusses the neuroanatomy of addiction. It outlines the conceptual framework and focuses on the brain neurocircuitry that is engaged at each stage of the addiction cycle (binge/intoxication, withdrawal/negative affect, and preoccupation/anticipation), how the neurocircuitry changes with increasing engagement with drugs of abuse, and how different neurocircuits interact to produce the pathological state known as addiction.

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