Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What’s in This Book, and Why Should I Read It? 1
Chapter 2: Hardwired: What Animals Tell Us About the Human Desire for Drugs 15
Chapter 3: Feeling Good: The Brain’s Own Reward System 29
Chapter 4: The ABCs of Drug Action in the Brain 39
Chapter 5: The Dark Side Develops! 59
Chapter 6: Why Are Drugs So Powerful? 73
Chapter 7: The Brain Is Changed—For a Long Time! 85
Chapter 8: Could I Become an Addict? 99
Chapter 9: Stress, Social Status, and Drugs 115
Chapter 10: Gambling, Sex, and Food 127
Chapter 11: What Else Do Drugs Do to Me? 137
Chapter 12: Women and Adolescents 159
Chapter 13: Treatment: How Do I Get Better? 171
Chapter 14: What Does the Future Hold? 189
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