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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:
Define allostasis and describe 3 neural systems that experience allostatic shifts with long-term opioid use.

Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.

  1. Perpetual Hunger: The Neurobiological Consequences of Long-Term Opioid Use
  2. Opioid Use Disorder: A Desperate Need for Novel Treatments
  3. Synaptic Plasticity: The Role of Learning and Unlearning in Addiction and Beyond

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