The Science of Addiction
- 6. Relating to or involving dopamine, especially in terms of its function as a neurotransmitter.
- 7. A profound difference between people, viewpoints, feelings, etc.
- 8. Resulting from or relating to an irresistible urge.
- 10. A chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences.
- 12. The fundamental units of the brain and nervous system, responsible for receiving sensory input from the external world.
- 14. Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects.
- 15. (of a physical illness or other condition) Caused or aggravated by a mental factor such as internal conflict or stress.
- 1. Chemical substances that transmit nerve impulses across a synapse.
- 2. A general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
- 3. The branch of biology that deals with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system.
- 4. A standard or criterion by which something is judged or recognized.
- 5. A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
- 9. Understand and share the feelings of another.
- 11. The quality of being delicate or vulnerable.
- 13. The junctions between nerve cells where impulses pass by diffusion of a neurotransmitter.