Role of stress in drug addiction


The Journal of Dual Diagnosis: Open Access (ISSN:2472-5048) is going to Celebrate Four years of anniversary in the year 2020, It aims to disseminate knowledge and promote discussion through the publication of peer-reviewed, high quality research papers on all topics related to Dual diagnosis.The Journal of Dual Diagnosis mainly focuses in the field of Substance Use Disorder, co-occurring disorders, dementia, Dual Diagnosis Treatment, Clinical Diagnosis of Depression, Autism Diagnosis, Alzheimer Diagnosis, Schizophrenia Diagnosis, Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Anxiety Diagnosis. It is an area of great interest for specialists in addiction medicine, as patients with dual diagnosis pose special diagnostic and management problems. 

Stress brain system limits the brain reward system driving drug seeking and taking through negative reinforcement. Stress-related hormones disrupt the hippocampus, amygdala, and prefrontal cortex, inducing/aggravating craving and relapse. Early life stress increases stress-sensitivity/responsiveness and impairs inhibitory control involved in drug addiction. Stress reduction-based interventions and social policies provide a promising approach to reduce the burden of addiction.

 The crucial role of stress in drug addiction and highlights the need to incorporate the social context where brain-behaviour relationships unfold into the current model of addition.

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