This review summarizes the findings of substance abuse research published throughout the year 2000, which used noninvasive neuroimaging approaches. These findings encompass abnormalities in brain morphometry, integrated brain activity, cognitive activation and neurochemical systems associated with various aspects of substance abuse disorders. The methodological strengths and weaknesses of these studies are critically addressed, and future research directions are outlined.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health