Neurobiology of Addiction and Mental Illness
The neurobiology of addiction and mental illness involves intricate interactions within the brain's neural circuits, affecting behavior and emotional regulation. Understanding these underlying mechanisms is crucial for developing effective interventions and treatments for individuals with co-occurring conditions. Recent research in the field of the neurobiology of addiction and mental illness has been focused on identifying the specific neurochemical and genetic factors that contribute to the overlap between these conditions. This research aims to develop targeted therapies that address the underlying neurobiological mechanisms and improve outcomes for individuals with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. This session will explore the latest research in the neurobiology of addiction and mental illness, highlighting potential advancements in treatment.