Addiction and Dopamine (D2) Receptor Levels (2006)

Low dopamine receptors may be behind porn addiction as well as cocaine addictionCOMMENTS: First study to show that drug use causes a decline in dopamine (D2) receptors. Important because addicts have a low number of such receptors, which may contribute to addiction. Also shows that receptors can bounce back, but maybe not in everyone.

LAY ARTICLE: Cocaine Abuse And Receptor Levels: PET Imaging Confirms Link
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