Anyone who has desperately searched their kitchen cabinets for a piece of forgotten chocolate knows that the desire for palatable food can be hard to control. But is it really addiction?
Researchers in Brazil evaluated cocaine and crack addicts undergoing rehabilitation for six months and observed a higher relapse rate and worse cognitive impairment among patients who smoked cannabis to try to mitigate their craving for cocaine
Research is the first study of college students to look broadly at multiple states that have legalized recreational marijuana and to go beyond the first year following legalization
Understanding compulsive drinking in some people relies on identifying the neural pathway that keeps drinking in check