Glutamatergic transmission in drug reward: implications for drug addiction
D'Souza, Manoranjan S.
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Neuroscience,
(issn: 1662-4548, eissn: 1662-453X)
alcohol | reward | nicotine | heroin | microdialysis | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | cocaine | prefrontal cortex | RC321-571 | Review | Pharmacology | nucleus accumbens
Individuals addicted to drugs of abuse such as alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, and heroin are a significant burden on healthcare systems all over the world. The positive reinforcing (rewarding) effects of the above mentioned drugs play a major role in the initiation and mai...