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E. binges). This pattern of alcohol use is leading to premature mortality and, equally, a burden of disease and injury to societies where this level of alcohol use is occurring. 4). 5). 6). The control of substances in the UK is represented by a domestic legislation—the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act (as amended). Substances, most notably alcohol and tobacco, are regulated by taxation, sales, and restrictions on the age of purchase. g. onset of psychosis in adolescence). 2 Alcohol and global disability in young people.

A number of other neurotransmitter systems influence VS reward circuitry. Inhibitory gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) neurons are located in the VS. GABA neurons project from the NAcc to the ventral pallidum (VP) via the striato-pallidal pathway. Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter. Glutamate projections from the PFC to the VS are important for learning about rewards (see Learning and memory below). Additional key substrates of this reward circuitry are also targets of dopamine projections from the VTA.

Like the DLPFC and ACG, the VLPFC receives dopamine projections from the midbrain VTA via the mesocortical pathway. Substance-induced alterations in dopamine midbrain VTA signalling, therefore, will be communicated to the VLPFC (and the DLPFC and ACG). Such alterations are likely to have a detrimental impact on the integrity of cognitive control processes in these regions. Substance addiction is characterized by continued use and recurrent relapse (despite serious negative consequences). Decrements, particularly in cognitive inhibitory control, may be a core feature of the disease and for which psychological and pharmacological treatments may be used to protect against relapse.

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