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Studies of genetic influences on nicotine dependence utilising functional neuroimaging

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A major contributor to relapse following smoking cessation is nicotine craving triggered by environmental cues, such as the sight of a lighted cigarette. Therefore, three integrated functional neuroimaging studies were conducted to examine the biological mechanisms underling cue-elicited craving for cigarettes.

(1) First, I examined the effect of smoking-related pictorial cues on neural activation hi brain regions of interest (ROI) associated with reward signalling using functional m...

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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604193981
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