Research Study: Technique Rewrites Addicts’ Memories

 Researchers in China have developed a technique that rewrites the memories of drug addicts to lessen their association with pleasure and help prevent them from relapsing.

The study’s findings may be a useful addition to existing treatments for recovering addicts, who are vulnerable to relapse even after undergoing rehabilitation programs which include “extinction procedures” to help patients control cravings

Source:  Healthcare Today – April 17, 2012