Sex Differences in Kappa Opioid Receptor Function and Their Potential Impact on Addiction
Chartoff, Elena H.; Mavrikaki, Maria;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience,volume 9 (issn: 1662-4548, eissn: 1662-453X)
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- Subject: antinociception | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Review | analgesia | Pharmacology | estrogens | depression | female | drug withdrawal | dopamine
Behavioral, biological, and social sequelae that lead to drug addiction differ between men and women. Our efforts to understand addiction on a mechanistic level must include studies in both males and females. Stress, anxiety, and depression are tightly linked to addicti... View more