Physiology of Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol, Drugs of Abuse, and Immune Functions book cover

    Alcohol, Drugs of Abuse, and Immune Functions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald R. Watson

    Substance abusers are an immunocompromised population, vulnerable to a wide array of new and resurgent infectious diseases - in spite of modern treatment. For example, opportunistic infections like tuberculosis are the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV positive patients. Alcohol-…

    Hardback – 1995-05-04
    CRC Press
    Physiology of Substance Abuse

  • Opioid Peptides in Substance Abuse book cover

    Opioid Peptides in Substance Abuse

    1st Edition

    By Joseph I. Szekely

    Opioid Peptides in Substance Abuse presents an encyclopedic survey of in vivo data examining the interrelationship between endogenous opioids and substance abuse. It emphasizes two main groups of abused substances (morphine congeners and psychostimulants) and addresses the following questions:…

    Hardback – 1993-10-22
    CRC Press
    Physiology of Substance Abuse

  • The Neurobiology of Opiates book cover

    The Neurobiology of Opiates

    1st Edition

    By Ronald P. Hammer, Jr.

    This collection of reports by eminent researchers provides a complete description of the effects of opiates on the central nervous system of developing and adult animals. The work is useful to investigators interested in opiate neurobiology and clinicians seeking to understand opiate abuse. The…

    Hardback – 1992-11-24
    CRC Press
    Physiology of Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol and Neurobiology: Brain Development and Hormone Regulation book cover

    Alcohol and Neurobiology

    Brain Development and Hormone Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald R. Watson

    The neurological consequences of alcohol abuse need additional research concentrating on prevention and treatment. Public attention and research efforts are being driven by an ever- increasing understanding of the problems and magnitude of alcohol on neurological development.The 10 million…

    Hardback – 1992-06-24
    CRC Press
    Physiology of Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol and Cancer book cover

    Alcohol and Cancer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald R. Watson

    Alcohol clearly plays key roles in the promotion of cancers initiated by carcinogens. Thus, it is a major cause or significant contributing factor to many cancers. Ethanol affects the metabolism of anticancer drugs. It significantly contributes to viral hepatitis and liver cancer. In addition it…

    Hardback – 1992-05-22
    CRC Press
    Physiology of Substance Abuse