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Title Advances in the neuroscience of addiction / edited by Cynthia M. Kuhn, George F. Koob
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Frontiers in neuroscience
Frontiers in neuroscience (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Contents Advances in animal models of relapse for addiction research / Friedbert Weiss -- Application of chronic extracellular recording method to studies of cocaine self-administration : method and progress / L.L. Peoples, A.V. Kravitz, and K. Guillem -- Neurochemistry of addiction : monitoring essential neurotransmitters of addiction / Stefan G. Sandberg and Paul A. Garris -- Alcohol craving and relapse prediction : imaging studies / Andreas Heinz [and others] -- Integrating behavioral and molecular approaches in mouse : self-administration studies / Danielle L. Graham and David W. Self -- Neuroeconomics : implications for understanding the neurobiology of addiction / Michael L. Platt [and others]
Summary "Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by a distinguished international team of contributors who are authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an overview of the available and emerging approaches used to investigate the biologic mechanisms of drug addiction. It also delineates the promising research discoveries being made in relapse prevention."--Book jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Neurosciences.
Substance abuse -- Physiological aspects.
Substance-Related Disorders -- metabolism.
Behavior, Addictive -- metabolism.
Genre/Form Fulltext
Internet Resource
Form Electronic book
Author Koob, George F.
Kuhn, Cynthia.
LC no. 2009039060
ISBN 1420007351 (electronic bk.)
9781420007350 (electronic bk.)