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'Porn Addicts' Show Same Brain Activity as Alcoholics and Drug Addicts

'Porn addicts' show same brain activity as alcoholics and drug addicts
The area stimulated – the part of the brain involved in processing reward, motivation and pleasure – is the same part that is highly active among drug and alcohol addicts. brain scans showing stimulation levels in porn addicts. Lit-up: The brain scans …
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Brain Blaze: College drug users, arrests at UTD rise as students face
An estimated 2.9 million people started using illicit drugs in 2012, of which 55 percent were under 18 years of age and more than half of the new users started with marijuana, according to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, or NSDUH, by …
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The Rational Choices of Crack Addicts
Like other scientists, he hoped to find a neurological cure to addiction, some mechanism for blocking that dopamine activity in the brain so that people wouldn't succumb to the otherwise irresistible craving for cocaine, heroin and other powerfully …
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