I am driven to map the brain to predict those most likely to relapse
If we could predict which people recovering from addiction were most likely to relapse, efforts to prevent it could be more effectively directed. Psychiatry professor Kelvin Lim is out to make that possible.
Relapse: a major obstacle to recovery
Relapse within a year
Learning to predict who has the highest risk of relapse will help focus prevention efforts.
How brain scans may predict relapse
“One of the things we were interested in is how does the brain recover when people stop using drugs?”Kelvin Lim, Professor