Psychopharmacology 3e Chapter 9 Web Links

http://www.drugabuse.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

http://www.samhsa.gov/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/understanding-drug-abuse-addiction

Basic characteristics of drug abuse and addiction.

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/science-addiction

Effects of drugs on the brain—the science of addiction.

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/abuse/

Characteristics of different drugs of abuse with animations.

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/brainchange/

Effects of drugs on the brain’s reward system—animation and audio clips.

http://www.ncadd.org/

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.

http://www.dnalc.org/view/2329-The-Brain-Rewad-System-Brain-Structures.html

Video describing the anatomy of the brain’s reward system.

http://www.dnalc.org/view/812-The-Dopamine-System.html

Video describing the role of dopamine in the reward system.

http://www.dnalc.org/view/837-Addiction-as-Overlearning.html

Paper describing the role of learning in addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMcmrP-BWGk

NIDA/NIH video: The brain reward circuit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H5gcxpHZrM

NIDA/NIH video: Animation of animal models of drug relapse.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbQFNe3pkss

Addiction and the Rat Park experiments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXzxTNgcucs

NIDA/NIH video: Anti-drug vaccine animation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7Dsg1ZObFo

Nature video: “Addiction: Learning to forget”