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2. Studies to support dopamine and link to addictions

  • James Olds and Milner-placed electrode in rats head and stimulated it each time they entered an area of the cage.
  • all correct
  • Joutsa et al-gambling causes increased dopamine levels
  • Volkow et al-addiction causes changes in the frontal cortex. cocaine addicts for example show abnormalities in their frontal cortex

3. HANS selye gas model components

  • Alarm, Resistance, Exhaustion
  • Alarm, Relevation, Exhaustion
  • Alertness, Releavation, Ending
  • Alertness, Rendering, Exhaustion

4. What do all the letters stand for in the HPA axis

  • H- hypothalamus P-pituatory A-Adrenal Medulla
  • H-Hippocampus P-pituatory A-Adrenala Medulla
  • H-Hippocampus P- pituatory A-Amygdala
  • H-Hypothalamus P-Pituatory A-Amygdala

5. Whats Griffiths 6 characteristics of addiction?

  • Conflict, mood swings, hallucinations.
  • Alarm,resistance, exhaustion
  • Salience-most important thing is the addiction, mood modification-behaviours change when the addictive substance alters the mood pathway, tolerance-take more of the substance to get desired effect,withdrawal symptoms, conflict and relapse
  • D2 receptors


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