The Neurological Aspects of Addiction

The Neurological Aspects of Addiction

May 14, 2013 - - 10:30 am - 1:33 pm

The Neurological Aspects of Addiction (ALDAC Chemical Dependency Awareness Day)

Participants will explore the basic communication process of the central nervous system and the physiological adaptation that occurs in response to psychoactive chemicals entering the brain, specially in the reward pleasure center.  Will touch on the concepts of Neuroplasticity, Neurogenesis, and brain-derived neurotrophic factor as they apply to this physiological process

Time:  10:30-11:30                             Location:  N201

Sponsored by:  ALDAC

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