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108 Post author: Yvain 01 January 2010 04:41PM

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Comment author: timtyler 01 January 2010 08:18:32PM 2 points [-]

The dopamine and opiate mechanisms are rather tangled together in practice:

The following study tests the hypothesis that dopamine is an essential mediator of various opiate-induced responses:

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v438/n7069/full/nature04172.html