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Drugs of Abuse and Addiction

Neurobehavioral Toxicology, 1st Edition

Edited by Raymond Niesink, R.M.A. Jaspers, L.M.W. Kornet, J.M. van Ree

CRC Press

368 pages

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Drugs of Abuse and Addiction: Neurobehavioral Toxicology examines drugs of abuse and addiction and how they affect behavior. This book considers the entire range of addiction research in humans and animals, using a multidisciplinary approach to discuss all areas of the neuro- and behavioral sciences involved. Emphasis is on acute and chronic effects; reversible and irreversible consequences, functional disorders of the nervous system; neurobehavioral dysfunctions; and the multi-sided aspects of adddiction and the underlying neurobiological mechanisms.

Table of Contents

Aspects of Drug Use and Drug Dependence, M.P. Farrell and E.J.L. Finch

Biobehavioral Effects of Psychoactive drugs, B. Segal and L.K. Duffy

Animal Research: Durg Self-Administration, R.A. Meisch and R.B. Stewart

Genetic Factors in Addiction, F.R. George

Reward Systems and Addictive Behavior, M.C. Ritz

Molecular Mechanisms of Addictive Substances, M.C. Ritz

Drug Use and Addiction: Human Research, M.W. Kornet, R.J.M. Niesink, and J.M. van Ree

Current Clinical Assessment and Management of Drug Dependence, C. A. Naranjo, U.Busto, and V. Ozdemir

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Toxicology
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience