This short course describes the “addiction hub” of the brain, the nucleus accumbens. An explanation of this brain region, and how it contributes to the development and maintenance of addiction, is provided.
a). Name the “addiction hub” of the brain.
b). State the role of the ventral tegmental area in addiction.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
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