The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment / Edition 1

The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment / Edition 1

by Carlton K. Erickson
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0393704637
ISBN-13:
9780393704631
Pub. Date:
02/15/2007
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
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Overview

The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment / Edition 1

An overview of the neurobiology behind addictions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393704631
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/15/2007
Series: Norton Professional Bks.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 211,935
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Abbreviations     ix
Preface     xi
Acknowledgments     xv
Terminology and Characterization of "Addiction"     1
Basics of Brain Science     32
Anatomy and Neurobiology of Chemical Dependence     50
The Genetics of Chemical Dependence     74
Stimulants and Depressants     92
Alcohol     113
Other Drugs     132
Dependence Disease Treatment     150
The Power and Limitations of Addiction Research     183
Evidence-Based Research for the Future     199
Alcohol Concepts Affecting Neurobiology and Treatment     215
Drug Concepts Affecting Neurobiology and Treatment     227
Glossary     241
References     253
Index     277

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