Tag: "pleasure" at medical news
Symposium on treating drug addiction -- Tip sheet
...ppliesof the chemicals responsible for feelings of pleasure
and well-being. Worsestill, it promotes the relea...mine, a brain chemical responsible for feelings of pleasure
andwell-being. Cocaine and other compounds that enter the brain rapidly tend tobe addictive; the n...
Anti-Depressant Drug Shows Promise As Weight-Loss Treatment
... other brain chemicals implicated in the rewardand pleasure
pathways. Gadde says its unique mechanism of action may account for why patients remarkthat bupropion does not suppress their appetite, but rather helps them feelsatisfied more easily."A lot of patients have said that, while on the drug, they can eat...
Breakthrough? Study Finds Dopamine Cannot Be Source Of Pleasure In Brain
...than twodecades to be the end point of the brain's pleasure
system, appears not to bethat molecular reward after all, a new study shows. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study suggests insteadthat dopamine plays an early central role in pleasure, but another chemical --possibly serotoni...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
... the body and brain, the emotional comfort and the pleasure
of the smoking ritual, the impact of marketing--Br...ediate concerns with stress reduction and the pure pleasure
of smoking usually win over the seemingly far-off prospect of eventual ill-health or death at an ear...
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
...istry that train the brain to expect new levels of pleasure
it eventually considers normal. This chemical conditioning occurs gradually, but the changes persist for months after someone stops smoking, setting the stage for relapse, reports UF substance abuse expert Dr. Mark Gold in an article on toba...
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