Acamprosate in Relapse Prevention of Alcoholism

Acamprosate in Relapse Prevention of Alcoholism

by Michael Soyka (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996)

$139.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642801952
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/08/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ethanol and the NMDA Receptor: Implications for Intoxication, Tolerance, Dependence, and Alcoholic Brain Damage.- The Neurobiology of Craving: Potential Mechanisms for Acamprosate.- Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics of Acamprosate: An Overview.- Actions of Acamprosate on Neurons of the Central Nervous System.- Acamprosate Decreases Alcohol Behavioral Dependence and Hypermotility After Alcohol Withdrawal But Increases Inhibitory Amino-Acids in Alcohol-Attracted Inbred Rats Using Microdialysis of the Nucleus Accumbens.- Event-Related Potentials and EEG as Indicators of Central Neurophysiological Effects of Acamprosate.- Effects of Acamprosate on Verbal Learning in Healthy Young Subjects.- Acamprosate in Clinical Practice: The French Experience.- Acamprosate Clinical Trials: Methodological Considerations for Assessment of Drinking Behaviour.- Acamprosate in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence: A 6-Month Postdetoxification Study.- Contribution of Acamprosate in Maintaining Abstinence in Weaned Alcohol-Dependent Patients: Additional Results of the Second French Multicentre Study.- Clinical Efficacy of Acamprosate in the Treatment of Alcoholism.

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