Dowling, Weiss & Condon present an overview of both age-related brain changes as well as drug-related brain changes. It is an excellent, but challenging, discussion of the important aspect of neurophysiology in both addictions and aging.
This review article is not about addictions, but presents issues of age-related risks and common diseases in older people. Given the view of addiction as a chronic disease, addictions specialists will find it useful to know more about age-related physiologic and metabolic changes among older adults.
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