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Matt Field, Karin Mogg & Brendan P. Bradley

In: Handbook of Implicit Cognition and Addiction

Chapter 11: Attention to Drug-Related Cues in Drug Abuse and Addiction: Component Processes

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Attention to Drug-Related Cues in Drug Abuse and Addiction: Component Processes
Attention to drug-related cues in drug abuse and addiction: Component processes

Abstract: According to several theories of addiction, drug-related stimuli should capture and hold attention, and elicit approach behaviors, in drug users (e.g., Robinson & Berridge, 1993, 2003; Franken, 2003). Such models assume that attentional biases for drug-related cues are “automatic,” that is, they occur at early stages of stimulus processing, and that attentional biases are associated with subjective craving and the tendency to approach drug-related cues. This article reviews these models and relevant empirical findings, including studies that have used visual probe tasks and eye movement monitoring techniques to investigate the component processes of biases in visual orienting to drug-related stimuli, and implicit tasks ...

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