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Cocaine dependence
also called addiction and has one more synonym

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  1. physical and psychological dependency on the regular use of cocaine

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  2. can result in severe physiological damage, psychosis, schizophrenia, lethargy, depression, or a potentially fatal overdose

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  3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) combined with Motivational Therapy (MT) proven to be effective to treat drug and alcohol addictions. Cocaine vaccines are on trial that will stop desirable effects from the drug

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  4. The immediate craving of the addict for more soon after use is due to the short-lived high that usually subsides within an hour, leading to prolonged, multi-dose binge use

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  5. Positron Emission Tomography scans showing the average level of dopamine receptors in six primates' brains
    Positron Emission Tomography scans showing the average level of dopamine receptors in six primates' brains

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  6. speculated that cocaine's intense addictive properties stem partially from its DAT-blocking effects (in particular, increasing the dopaminergic transmission from ventral tegmental area neurons)

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