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The Addicted Brain

This documentary takes viewers on a tour of the world’s most prolific manufacturer and user of drugs—the human brain. The biochemistry of the brain is responsible for joggers’ highs, for the compulsion of some people to seek thrills, for certain kinds of obsessive-compulsive behavior, even for the drive to achieve power and dominance. The program explores developments in the biochemistry of addiction and addictive behavior. (26 minutes)


Item#: BVL1363
Copyright date: ©1987
DVD ISBN 978-1-4213-6309-7

Part of the Series : The Brain
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Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Family Secret
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The Power of Addiction
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