What neurobiology cannot tell us about addiction
A paper by Harold Kalant, 2010 "There is abundant evidence that psychological, social, economic and specific situational factors play important roles in initiating addiction..." H. Kalant Abstract "Molecular neurobiological studies have yielded enormous amounts of valuable information about neuronal response mechanisms and their adaptive changes. However, in relation to addiction this information is of limited […]
Neurobiological research on addiction: What value has it added to the concept?
A paper by Harold Kalant, 2015 "[Neurobiological research] has largely ignored the important experiential and environmental influences known to affect the prevalence of addiction in different populations or different times..." H. Kalant Abstract "The initial goal of neurobiological research on addiction was to identify the neural mechanisms involved in the mediation and expression of addictive […]