The Neurochemistry of Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction

  • Norman S. Miller


Confusion surrounds the definitions and uses of the concepts of tolerance, dependence, and addiction to alcohol and drugs. Although in standard medical texts the definitions appear relatively straightforward, the relationship between them is not nearly as clear.


Ventral Tegmental Area Drug Addiction Limbic System Dopamine Neuron Withdrawal Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman S. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Cornell University Medical CollegeNew York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterUSA

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