Molecular Genetics In Opiotd Addictions

Khairi, Che Mat and Nasir, Mohamad and Liyana Hazwani, Mohd Adnan (2014) Molecular Genetics In Opiotd Addictions. Bulletin of the Genetics Society of Malaysia. pp. 57-59. ISSN 1394-5750

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Opiate addiction is a chronically relapsing disorder that is characterized by compulsive drug-seeking behavior without the ability to limit their intake (De Vries and Shippenberg, 2002). Humans have used opiate drugs such as morphine and heroin for thousands of years to lessen their pain and produce euphoria. These drugs, originally derived from the juice of the opium poppy, have many benefits -- but they also produce adverse side effects like addiction. It becomes a major problem in our society where many of the complex diseases are associated with the opiate addiction, for example human immunodeficiency virus infection, hepatitis B and C infection, depressive and anxiety disorders and other psychiatric illnesses (Kreek, 1996).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1001 Forensic Medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2022 05:03
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2022 05:03

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