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Dr. Lutz G. Schmidt, Department of Psychiatry, University of Mainz, Untere Zahlbacher Strasse 8, D–55131 Mainz (Germany) Tel. de Dopaminergic Dysfunction 45 Kuntze MF, Müller-Spahn F, Ladewig D, Bullinger AH (eds): Basic and Clinical Science of Opioid Addiction. Bibl Psychiatr. Basel, Karger, 2003, No 170, pp 46–54 Brain Imaging in Opiate Addiction Andreas Heinz a, Michael N. Smolkab, K. Mannb a Department of Psychiatry, Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin; bDepartment of Addictive Behavior and Addiction Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany Brain imaging in opioid addiction can be used for different purposes, such as the assessment of structural or functional abnormalities or the measurement of receptor occupation by the medication used as a substitute for heroin intake.
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