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Intracranial Self Stimulation ICSS

The intracranial self-stimulation ICSS procedure is used to study the effects of drugs on reward processes, or regions involved in pleasurable feelings, in the brain. In humans undergoing brain surgery, researchers were able to induce limb movements or produce sensations by electrically stimulating various regions of the cortex. Similarly, electrical stimulation of certain brain regions in the rat was reinforcing, or pleasurable, thus creating a new area for brain research. An electrode capable...

Special Action Office For Drug Abuse Prevention Saodap

A separate agency in the EOP from 1971 to 1975, SAODAP was responsible for providing leadership and coordination of all federal drug-abuse prevention activities (demand related) and to coordinate the demand-related activities with the supply-related efforts of law enforcement agencies. Directors. Jerome H. Jaffe, 1971-1973 (also Consultant to the President for Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs) Robert L. Dupont 1973-1975. Authorization and Role. Established by President Richard M. Nixon (E. O....

Prevention of Alcoholism The Ledermann Model of Consumption

Ledermann model of alcohol consumption is an important concept for anyone who wishes to understand the underpinnings of modern policy efforts to prevent heavy drinking and alcoholism. The point of departure for this concept is a set of observations about how alcohol consumption is distributed in human societies. Many have thought of this distribution as occurring in two parts. First, there is the great mass of normal drinkers their drinking might be plotted as a bell-shaped curve, with a few...