Men with alcohol use disorder have diminished brain activity in areas associated with emotional processing, memory and social processing, compared to women with AUD. The findings may lead to gender-specific treatments to help relieve addition to alcohol.
A new study reports nicotine reduces the sleep inducing effects of alcohol.
Researchers identify circuitry in the brain which drives compulsive drinking in rats, and likely plays a similar role in humans.
Nalmefene blunts the brain's reward pathway in people with alcohol addiction, a new study reports.
A new study reveals the combination of ketamine with naltrexone can help treat symptoms of both depression and addiction.
Researchers discover differences between patterns of brain network activation between alcohol dependent women and non addicted females.
Neuroimaging research from NIH/NIAAA provides a new method to characterize how brain activity relates to glucose consumption, which could help us understand how alcohol and other substances and activities affect our brains.
Findings suggest brain networks associated with impulse control could be weakened in people with gambling addiction.
A new study reveals insight into the mechanisms underlying alcohol addiction.
Researchers have been able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway liked to memories associated with alcohol cravings in rats.