Cocaine Can Cause Addiction After Just One Use, University of California, Berkeley (CAL), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study Says

Published: Sep 09, 2013

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Using cocaine once is enough to rewire the brain and cause addiction, according to new research. A new study, conducted on mice, shows cocaine speedily rewires high-level brain circuits that support learning, memory and decision-making. The research, from UC Berkeley and UCSF, sheds light on the frontal brain's role in drug-seeking behavior and may be key to tackling addiction.

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