Posts Tagged ‘ cocaine ’

Nipping Cue Reactivity in the Bud: Baclofen Prevents Limbic Activation Elicited by Subliminal Drug Cues

13 août 2014
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The Journal of Neuroscience, 2 April 2014, 34(14): 5038-5043; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4977-13.2014 Abstract Relapse is a widely recognized and difficult to treat feature of the addictions. Substantial evidence implicates cue-triggered activation of the mesolimbic dopamine system as an important contributing factor. Even drug cues presented outside of conscious awareness (i.e., subliminally) produce robust activation within...

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Penn Medicine Points to New Ways to Prevent Relapse in Cocaine-Addicted Patients

17 avril 2014
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Penn Medicine – 1 Avril 2014 Commonly Used Neurological Medication Proves Successful at Blocking Brain’s Reward System Triggers PHILADELPHIA — Relapse is the most painful and expensive feature of drug addiction—even after addicted individuals have been drug-free for months or years, the likelihood of sliding back into the habit remains high. The National Institute...

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Baclofen suppression of cocaine self-administration: demonstration using a discrete trials procedure

14 mai 2011
Baclofen suppression of cocaine self-administration: demonstration using a discrete trials procedure

&roles:David C. S. Roberts · Monique M. Andrews – Psychopharmacology (1997) 131:271–277 Abstract We have previously reported that rats display a circadian pattern of cocaine self-administration if access to drug is limited to 10-min discrete trials that are separated by at least 20 min. In the present study, the pattern of cocaine intake (1.5...

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Baclofen reduces cocaine and alcohol craving

14 mai 2011
Baclofen reduces cocaine and alcohol craving

Une vidéo qui montre l’efficacité du balofène sur la réduction du craving pour la cocaïne. Voici le commentaire qu’a fait de Renaud de Beaurepaire concernant l’image située à 1 minute 18 de la vidéo. « Elle provient d’une équipe d’américains menée par Anna Rose Childress, qui est addictologue. Cette image provient de cerveau de...

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