Category: "Addiction"

How Addiction Lights Up Our Brains: Reviewing how the Neurotransmitters Dopamine and Glutamate affect Addiction By Gary Lange Ph.D., MFT, NCGC

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When we eat great lasagna, get a warm hug or compliment, use a drug or addictive behavior, or even anticipate one of these: our brain lights up! What happens in the brain when we experience pleasure?including the pleasure induced by addictive… more »