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GABA is released from its pre-synaptic cell it will bind to a receptor (most likely the GABA A This same process is also used by other illegal stimulant drugs like that of cocaine and drug development) Most research has shown that the major part of the brain that reinforces addiction … Read Article

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MANAGEMENT OF DRUG ADDICTION / SUBSTANCE ABUSE Dr Jacinta O’Shea Substances of abuse Opiods; Heroin Alcohol Benzodiazepines & Barbiturates Stimulants: Cocaine concentrations Anxiolytic effects mediated by potentiation of inhibitory effects GABA at GABA-A … Fetch Document

PDF file Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 2006.29:565-598
Neural Mechanisms of Addiction: The Role of Reward-Related μandδopioid (agonist) Psychostimulants (cocaine, amphetamine) Dopamine Dopamine transporter (antagonist-cocaine; reverse transport-amphetamine) Nicotine Acetylcholine α 2 β 4 nAChR (agonist) Alcohol GABA Glutamate GABA A (agonist) NMDA (antagonist) … View Full Source