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Researchers map clinical neuroimaging markers for opioid withdrawal.


Within a few months after drug withdrawal, patients in recovery from dependence on prescription pain medications may show signs that the body’s natural reward systems are normalizing. The study from researchers at Penn State University provides evidence of physiological re-regulation of disrupted brain and hormonal responses to pleasurable stimuli, both drug, and nondrug-related.  The opensource study is published in the

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