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Drugs of Abuse and Addiction
Neurobehavioral Toxicology

ISBN 9780849378034
Published December 8, 1998 by CRC Press
368 Pages

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Book Description

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

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