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Re: GABAergic hypofunction in psychosis?

Posted by undopaminergic on July 30, 2021, at 0:15:38

In reply to Re: GABAergic hypofunction in psychosis?, posted by linkadge on July 29, 2021, at 17:28:05

> As an analogy. I am not in any physical pain. This is normal. This doesn't mean I am high (like I would be on painkillers). If I took a painkiller I would still get high, even though I am not in pain. This argues that the euphoriant effect of painkillers (or benzos for that matter) are independent of their painkilling or anxiolytic effect.

Yes, but when pain is present, painkilling is rewarding, relatively to baseline, and is one reason you'd want to use the drug again. I agree that "addictive" is perhaps not the right term, but I don't know one that fits better.





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