This article describes the science behind the application of EEG biofeedback in improving substance abuse treatment outcomes. || Image Source: http://smartbrainsolutions.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/biofeedbackaddictionsm.pdf
This study is one of many that have discovered the extent of the resilience of the connections within the brain. https://www.smartbrainsolutions.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ResilienceBrainFunctionNetworks.pdf
Do behavioral addictions work the same way as substance abuse? This article weighs in on the differences and similarities with the two.|| Image Link: https://www.mentalhelp.net/content/uploads/2015/12/xmentalhelp-shutterstock167097746-man-taking-pills-with-alcohol.jpg.pagespeed.ic.twgqOSii71.webp
Dr. Curtis Cripe's work in neuroengineering explores the option of resolving the mental roots behind behavioral disorders like addiction, which is often tied to connections associated with the limbic system. https://www1.udel.edu/chem/C465/senior/fall00/DrugAddiction/Parts.html
Neurons are the brain’s rock stars. But without the glial cells — astrocytes, microglia and oligodendrocytes — there would be no show at all. A diagram by Arne Hurty for Stanford Medicine Magazine Fall 2009.