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OFDT - Drogue et toxicomanie en France - Indicateurs, études, recherches. Hôpital MARMOTTAN. CERTA - Centre d'addictologie. "Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction" Skip to main content En español Home » Publications » The Science of Addiction Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.

"Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction"

Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Recovery News. It's not the morphine, it's the size of the cage: Rat Park experiment upturns conventional wisdom about addiction - garry's subposthaven. “Les drogues ne sont pas le problème”: le neuroscientifique Carl Hart sur la science du cerveau et les mythes concernant l’addiction. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Rat Park drug experiment cartoon – Stuart McMillen comics. Excellent comic!!

Rat Park drug experiment cartoon – Stuart McMillen comics

(As a person who takes as-needed morphine for an extremely painful degenerative lifelong condition, I can testify that having pain relief available does not, in fact, result in addiction and destructive behavior — it’s actually the opposite. Having pain relief means that I can *live* my life, fully participate as a member of my family and my friends group, and while my physical abilities are going to continue to gradually decline, I am mentally fully present and I’m doing everything possible to keep my life from getting any smaller in scope.)

Give people something to live for, and they won’t try to escape into drug-induced oblivion. Addiction. Category:Addiction. Addiction. Addiction is the continued repetition of a behavior despite adverse consequences,[1] or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors.[2] Addictions can include, but are not limited to, drug abuse, exercise addiction, food addiction, computer addiction and gambling.


Classic hallmarks of addiction include impaired control over substances or behavior, preoccupation with substance or behavior, continued use despite consequences, and denial.[3] Habits and patterns associated with addiction are typically characterized by immediate gratification (short-term reward), coupled with delayed deleterious effects (long-term costs).[4] Addiction Journal. F3A Federation des acteurs de l'alcoologie et de l'addictologie : addictions, alcoolisme, alcoolodependance, dependances, drogues, toxicomanie... Evolution has not prepared your brain for today's Internet porn. Screen Addiction Subtypes and Risk Factors. Screen Addiction is an impulsive-control problem that can be divided into various subtypes, each requiring counseling, intensive outpatient therapy, or even inpatient treatment: Sexting and Online Sex Addiction – Individuals who suffer from this are typically engaged in viewing, downloading, and trading online pornography or involved in adult fantasy role-play chat rooms, social media, and sexting.Internet Infidelity and Online Affairs – Individuals who suffer from an addiction to chat rooms, social networking, or texting become over-involved in online relationships or may engage in virtual adultery.

Screen Addiction Subtypes and Risk Factors

Screen addiction results in online friends who quickly become more important to the individual at the expense of real life relationships with family and friends often leading to divorce, separation, or family instability.Video Games and Gaming Addiction - Anyone who has experienced it knows all too well – video game addiction is real. Cyberdépendance tronc commun. Internet addiction disorder. Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is now more commonly called problematic internet use (PIU)[1] or compulsive internet use (CIU).[2] Other overlapping terms include internet overuse, problematic computer use or pathological computer use – and even iDisorder.[3] These terms avoid the word addiction and are not limited to any single cause, but only reflect a general statement about excessive computer use that interferes with daily life.[4] IAD was originally proposed as a disorder in a satirical hoax by Ivan Goldberg, M.D., in 1995,[5] though some later researchers have taken his essay seriously.

Internet addiction disorder

Addiciton_Time.JPG. Category:Behavioral addiction. Distinguishing Brain From Mind - Sally Satel. In coming years, neuroscience will answer questions we don't even yet know to ask.

Distinguishing Brain From Mind - Sally Satel

Sometimes, though, focus on the brain is misleading. juliendn/Flickr From the recent announcement of President Obama's BRAIN Initiative to the Technicolor brain scans ("This is your brain on God/love/envy etc") on magazine covers all around, neuroscience has captured the public imagination like never before.

Understanding the brain is of course essential to developing treatments for devastating illnesses like schizophrenia and Parkinson's.