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What mechanisms of action drive their ability to generate abuse and dependence? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Read more Read less. Over millions of years of evolutionary history, repeating what feels good is synonymous with success. Repeatedly using intoxicants is what the reward system senses as evolutionarily correct.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Numerous neuroimaging studies of the brain at work show that different types of meditation results in an increase in blood flow to the frontal lobes which can also be seen as a way of reversing the hypofrontality seen in addiction.

Nature has cleverly coupled the reward system with the survival of the individual and with evolutionary success. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Get to Know Us.

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To understand how the Twelve Steps may operate, it is first necessary to understand what are they trying to fix; that is, what the effects of alcohol are in the brain. Through different biochemical pathways, intoxicants share a common final mechanism of action in the brain: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except alclholicos to do so would injure them or others. Control Alcohoolicos and Los 12 pasos de alcoholicos anonimos Life More: We can easily understand why an antibiotic works when we treat bacterial pneumonia or why radiation therapy treats cancer.

The second Step evolved into Steps 4 to 11, and the 3 rd Step remained unchanged in principle as the twelfth Step. When the nuclei composing the reward system unaware of any negative evolutionary alcohopicos of dopamine surges sense a dramatic increase of dopamine above and beyond what food or sex produce they immediately equate it with survival and evolutionary success.


Repeated sexual activity feels good and, by engaging in intercourse, animals pass on their genes and promote the survival of the species. Unfortunately, the frontal lobes are a primary target of the intoxicants, often rendering them too impaired to make a connection between the use of intoxicants and their negative consequences. AA presents, through the first 3 steps, the idea of a Surrogate Decision-Maker.

The chronic use of addictive drugs results on hypofrontality.

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During sex, dopamine levels in the reward system double, making the animal eager to repeat intercourse and ensure the survival of the species. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Step 11 promotes increased blood flow to the anonjmos lobes and anlnimos to reversing drug-induced hypofrontality. English Choose a language for shopping.

Steps 4 to 10 and Step 12 promote the use of Compensatory Behaviors. Advances in understanding the neuroscience of addiction have allowed the identification of two brain areas that, among others, explain the irrational and self-destructive behavior of alcoholics.

These pleasurable experiences are essential for the survival and evolution of the species. Alcohol belongs to a group of chemicals collectively known as intoxicants. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send anonimod a link to download the free Kindle App. Animals who eat feel good, their brains remember it, and they eat repeatedly.

Studies consistently show that frontal lobe activity especially the prefrontal cortex is decreased among anoimos individuals, and that hypofrontality persists long months or even a few years after the individual enters a state of abstinence. Not so easy to obtain as you would think.


Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.


A given species is likely to disappear if its members neglect sexual behaviors in favor of using drugs, since drugs produce a more pleasurable effect. Admitted llos God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. The frontal lobes are what make humans the only species can overcome addiction through logic and reason. The consistent widespread success of AA merits an in-depth dw at the possible mechanism of action of its core proposal, the Twelve Steps.

Addicts are not intrinsically bad people; they have bad pazos as a result of their addictive illness. Hypofrontality is therefore essential for the denial and rationalization with which addicts justify their drug use, and helps us understand their lack of insight and immunity to the devastating consequences of drug use for themselves and their loved ones.

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Why does AA work? For the addict, the drug is survival. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings. Throughout millions of years of evolution, animals have relied on their reward systems to recognize what feels good and to repeat it.

Bob has now an international presence with tens of thousands of groups regularly meeting around the world. Members of this group wlcoholicos able to generate abuse and dependence among users.

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