Edition 1 Neurobiology of Addiction
By George F. Koob, Michael A. Arends, BS, Mandy L McCracken and Michel Le Moal

Publication Date: 08 Jul 2021
A current survey and synthesis of the most important findings in our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction is detailed in our Neurobiology of Addiction series, each volume addressing a specific area of addiction. Alcohol, Volume 3 in the series, explores the molecular, cellular, and neurocircuitry systems in the brain responsible for alcohol addiction using the heuristic three-stage cycle framework of binge/intoxication, withdrawal/negative affect, and preoccupation/anticipation.

Key Features

  • Outlines the history and behavioral mechanism of action of alcohol relevant to the neurobiology of alcohol addiction
  • Includes neurocircuitry, cellular, and molecular neurobiological mechanisms of alcohol addiction in each stage of the addiction cycle
  • Explores evolving areas of research associated with all three stages of the alcohol addiction cycle, including neurobiological studies of neurodevelopmental effects of early exposure to alcohol, sleep disturbances caused by alcohol, pain interactions with alcohol, sex differences in the response to alcohol, and epigenetic/genetic interactions with alcohol
About the author
By George F. Koob, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA; Michael A. Arends, BS, Senior Research Assistant, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA; Mandy L McCracken, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA and Michel Le Moal, Professor Emeritus, University of Bordeaux and Neurocentre Magendie Inserm U862, Bordeaux, France
Book details
ISBN: 9780128167939
Page Count: 402
Retail Price : £97.99
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Primary: Researchers and graduate students in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, and addiction medicine