Author | Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD


New Insight Into the Neurobiology of Depression

May 17, 2013

Certain aspects of depression result from maladaptive stress-induced changes in reward circuits of the brain.

The Genetic Basis of Addiction

February 01, 2002

While progress in identifying the specific genetic variations that help determine an individual's vulnerability to addiction has been slow, a great deal has been uncovered about delineating the role that numerous genes and their protein products play in mediating the development of addiction.