The Neuroscience of Addiction and Updates on Addiction Treatments

The workshop will review the biology behind the rewarding properties of drugs of abuse, how the brain changes in response to repeated drug use, thereby becoming 'addicted', the role of genetics in addiction, and the important role of stress in maintaining addiction. The presentation will conclude with a summary of addiction treatments, including cutting-edge research on a surprising new treatment approach.

$125.00
Price: $125.00
SKU: 226483
Duration: 
75 mins
Faculty: 
Dr. Suzanne Thomas, Associate Provost of Educational Planning and Effectiveness Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, S.C.