This change means that people are more likely to relapse into drug addiction after stressful events. That’s right, the first try etches away at your will-power. You’re literally not the same person you were before the dose.
The study involved mice dosed with cocaine, but mouse brains have the same receptors as human ones. Dr Peter McCormick from the School of Pharmacy said: ‘Relapse among 可卡因 addicts is a major problem. We wanted to find out what causes it.