Using fMRI to Treat Substance Abuse and Chronic Pain


Using fMRI to treat substance abuse and chronic pain – Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, will be using stimulus funds to see if real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging could be used to help relieve the agony that people experience as they try to free themselves of substance abuse. Now, thanks to the national economic stimulus program, Mackey will receive 1559 over the next two years to expand upon his earlier work, using fMRI to register how blood flow to the brain may change under different circumstances.


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2 Responses to Using fMRI to Treat Substance Abuse and Chronic Pain

  • pattayapimp says:

    This cutting edge interview about using fMRI to treat substance abuse and chronic pain is remarkable .
    The possibilities for producing the most epic music as medicine for that same healing and connection of mind body is where I focus …

    Big $ payment but big? opportunity for producer with the balls to add this to the gear list in studio ( FMRI RULES

  • pattayapimp says:

    East meets west soon as more monks get in and show us how to be present for the joys of presence in now .

    Thank you for this great work and enthusiasm it motivates? many like myself to explore what is possible with FMRI in different fields of medicine especially when using music as medicine +

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