8 Websites for further information:
Primers on drug addiction:
For general information on the mesolimbic system:
World Health Organisation: International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems, ICD Version 2007.
World Health Organisation: Management of substance abuse
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Background readings in ‘Alzheimer and other dementias’ (Section 9 – Chapters 82–94) and ‘Substance use disorders’ (Section 10 – Chapters 95–110).