11. Neuroimaging in Behavioral Addictions

  1. Bryon Adinoff2,3 and
  2. Elliot A. Stein4
  1. Bryon Adinoff2,3 and
  2. Cythnia R. Harrington1

Published Online: 2 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119998938.ch11

Neuroimaging in Addiction

Neuroimaging in Addiction

How to Cite

Adinoff, B. and Harrington, C. R. (2011) Neuroimaging in Behavioral Addictions, in Neuroimaging in Addiction (eds B. Adinoff and E. A. Stein), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119998938.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 3

    VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

  3. 3

    VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660140

Online ISBN: 9781119998938

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Keywords:

  • neuroimaging in behavioral addictions;
  • substance dependence disorders;
  • “behavioral addictions”;
  • DSM-IV nomenclature;
  • overeating, self-injurious behavior;
  • excessive tanning, and tanning salons;
  • mesostriatal dopaminergic pathway, reward;
  • dopamine in gambling behaviors;
  • reward systems and addictive processes;
  • pathological behavioral behaviors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnostic Considerations

  • Mesostriatal Dopamine Pathway

  • Reward

  • Craving

  • Future Directions

  • References