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Garavan, Hugh (2010) Insula and drug cravings. Brain Structure and Function, 214, (5-6), pp. 593-601. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-010-0259-8.

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.

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