Eliminating Drug-Associated Memories To Treat Drug Addiction

One more tool, maybe…
clipped from www.medicalnewstoday.com
“In this study, we found that after repeatedly giving cocaine injections to rats within a particular environment, the rats developed a strong preference for that environment over another environment where a placebo was given,” explains M. Foster Olive, Ph.D., co-author and senior investigator. “Next, we treated the animals with an experimental drug called CDPPB, and found that it decreased the rats’ preference for the cocaine-associated environment during subsequent tests.”
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Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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