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Garavan, Hugh (2010) Insula and drug cravings. Brain Structure and Function , 214 , (5-6) , pp. 593-601.

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20512373

This paper reviews the role of the insula in drug craving. Evidence is presented that drug craving may be a particular instance of the anterior insula's broader role in interoception and subjective feeling states similar, for example, to thirst and hunger.


Item Type:Article
Page Range:pp. 593-601
Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Cognition
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Theory of substance use > Biological substance use disorder theory
E Concepts in biomedical areas > General life processes (physiology)

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