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DSB

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(8,21) Of note, glutamate release, during exposure to different triggers of relapse, has been shown to mediate relapse to drug-seeking behavior. (22) Glutamate is mainly transported into astrocytes by the action of glutamate transporters.
The presentation included data on Trevena compounds TRV130 and TRV734, and highlighted data showing that TRV734 reduced drug-seeking behavior in a rat model of relapse.
The drug-seeking behavior that the rats display is similar to how drug cues induce craving in humans and thus are more likely to relapse.
Drug wanting: behavioral sensitization and relapse to drug-seeking behavior. Pharmacological Reviews, 63, 348-365.
Meanwhile, 24% of the respondents cited aggressive drug-seeking behavior from patients as the main cause, and 18% blamed drug dealers.
By blocking the effects of the drug and its high, the vaccine could potentially curb drug-seeking behavior.
Repeated exposure to MA leads to drug dependence, which is characterized by drug-seeking behavior after withdrawal.
According to Espejo, he observed Miguel on more than one occasion prescribing patients with suspected drug abuse histories or who exhibited drug-seeking behavior.
Yes, she is a gender-based abuse survivor with enduring mental health issues, but, more importantly, like Philip Seymour Hoffman and River Phoenix before him, my mother is an addict with a brain disease that both causes drug-seeking behavior and, after drug use, literally changes the brain forever.
Signs of benzodiazepine dependency include: increasing tolerance; increased dosages; over-reliance on the medication (needing it to function normally or fearing withdrawal symptoms if it is discontinued); drug-seeking behavior; and unwanted side effects, such as depression, memory impairment, psychomotor impairment, poor concentration, and confusion.
According to drug addiction motivation sensitization theory, behavioral sensitization plays an important role in forced medication, drug-seeking behavior, and behavior of relapse after withdrawal [25].
Hamdan-Mansour, Mahmoud, Asqalan, Alhasanat, and Alshibi (2011) found nurses in emergency departments in Jordan had negative attitudes toward individual behaviors they interpreted as being feigned in order to obtain drugs (also known as drug-seeking behavior).