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  • The study of neurobiological mechanisms in drug relapse as one of the fundamental problems to understand addictive behaviour as a chronic and recurrent illness.
  • The study of particular effects produced by drug abuse during adolescence, it being a critical period for the development of the central nervous system.
  • Research on a model developed by the INVESDROGA team in poly-consumption of drugs in order to integrally analyse teenagers’ drug abuse.
  • The study of neurobiological mechanisms of sensitization as a phenomenon related to a drug’s level of addiction, which may contribute to the understanding of the transition between the use and the abuse.
  • The study of the differences of the sex in the answer to the effect of the consumption of drugs and in the development of the addiction to the substances of abuse.