Premature poking: Impulsivity, cocaine and dopamine

George Uhl

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Abstract

Impulsivity occurs frequently in people with addiction and other common disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Experiments in rats suggest that reduced dopamine receptor availability in the brain's ventral striatum may underlie links between impulsivity and addiction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-414
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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