Essays about: "mesocorticolimbic system"

Found 2 essays containing the words mesocorticolimbic system.

  1. 1. The mechanisms of addiction and impairments related to drug use

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Emelie Eeli; [2018]
    Keywords : Addiction; drug abuse; mesocorticolimbic system; cognitive impairments; affective impairments;

    Abstract : This thesis contains an overview of the mechanisms of addiction as well as a description of the impairments related to drug abuse. The general view of addiction is that it depends on three characteristics that have separate neural mechanisms, called “wanting”, liking and learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identification and characterization of genes that are involved in reward mechanisms in ethanol self-administration

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Biology

    Author : Hung Trinh; [2009]
    Keywords : brain reward pathway; ethanol self-administration; neurotransmitter receptor; real-time PCR; mRNA; VTA; NAc; Sn; CPu;

    Abstract : Alcohol addiction is one of the most common drug addictions amongst societies. Alcohol abuse, can lead serious injuries, severe diseases or even death. Despite intensive research, complete knowledge about alcohol addiction and a specific "ethanol receptor" has not been found yet. READ MORE