A new study reveals the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain.
Researchers describe findings which could help enable the development of more effective medications for addiction, with fewer side effects.
Researchers discover the role protein mGluR5 plays in cocaine addiction. The finding could help point a way to new treatments for addiction.
A new study confirms MDPV, a recreational drug commonly known as "bath salts", could be more addictive than methamphetamine.
A new study has identified neural circuits in mice which are involved in the learning and altering of behaviors. The findings could have implications for alcoholism and other addictive behaviors.
Researchers have been able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway liked to memories associated with alcohol cravings in rats.