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Introduction to Psychology 11th Edition

Introduction to Psychology (11th Edition)

Book Edition11th Edition
PublisherCengage Learning
Section 15.1: An Overview of Abnormal Behavior
Section 15.2: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Section 15.3: Substance-Related Disorders
Section 15.5: Treatment of Mental Illness
Chapter 15, Section 15.3, Review Questions , Exercise 1
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Nearly all addictive substances and addictive behaviors affect the brain in what way?

(a) They cause a shift of blood flow toward mainly the right hemisphere.

(b) They increase release of the neurotransmitter dopamine in certain brain areas.

(c) They increase the velocity of action potentials.

(d) They increase the rate at which nutrients cross the blood-brain barrier.

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