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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 June 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128167953
  • Page : 278 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Introduction to Addiction, Volume One in the series, introduces the reader to the study of neurobiology of addiction by clearly defining addiction and its neuroadaptational views. This volume includes thorough descriptions of the various animal models applicable to the study of addiction, including Animal Models of the Binge-Intoxication Stage of the Addiction Cycle and Animal Models of Vulnerability to Addiction. The book's authors also include a section on numerous neurobiological theories that aid in the understanding of addiction, including dopamine, prefrontal cortex and relapse. Provides neurobiological theories on how addiction works Explains addiction cycle stages of binge, withdrawal and anticipation Reviews the role of dopamine and the frontal cortex in addiction Discusses the neurocircuitry of reward and stress Includes animal models and neuroadaptational views on addiction

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Introduction to Addiction

Introduction to Addiction
  • Author : George F. Koob,Michael A. Arends,Mandy L. McCracken,Michel Le Moal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • ISBN : 9780128167953
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Introduction to Addiction, Volume One in the series, introduces the reader to the study of neurobiology of addiction by clearly defining addiction and its neuroadaptational views. This volume includes thorough descriptions of the various animal models applicable to the study of addiction, including Animal Models of the Binge-Intoxication Stage of the Addiction Cycle and Animal Models of Vulnerability to Addiction. The book's authors also include a section on numerous neurobiological theories that aid in the understanding of addiction, including dopamine,

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : MINN:31951D025861296
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"Drugs, Brains, and Behavior" is an online textbook written by C. Robin Timmons and Leonard W. Hamilton. The book was previously published by Prentice Hall, Inc. in 1990 as "Principles of Behavioral Pharmacology." The authors attempt to develop an understanding of the interpenetration of brain, behavior and environment. They discuss the chemistry of behavior in both the literal sense of neurochemistry and the figurative sense of an analysis of the reactions with the environment.

New Treatments for Addiction

New Treatments for Addiction
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on Immunotherapies and Sustained-Release Formulations for Treating Drug Addiction
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-03
  • ISBN : 0309166659
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New and improved therapies to treat and protect against drug dependence and abuse are urgently needed. In the United States alone about 50 million people regularly smoke tobacco and another 5 million are addicted to other drugs. In a given year, millions of these individuals attemptâ€"with or without medical assistanceâ€"to quit using drugs, though relapse remains the norm. Furthermore, each year several million teenagers start smoking and nearly as many take illicit drugs for the first time. Research is advancing

Drugs, Addiction, and the Brain

Drugs, Addiction, and the Brain
  • Author : George F. Koob,Michael A. Arends,Michel Le Moal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-12
  • ISBN : 9780123869593
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Drugs, Addiction, and the Brain explores the molecular, cellular, and neurocircuitry systems in the brain that are responsible for drug addiction. Common neurobiological elements are emphasized that provide novel insights into how the brain mediates the acute rewarding effects of drugs of abuse and how it changes during the transition from initial drug use to compulsive drug use and addiction. The book provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of the disease. The information provided will be useful for neuroscientists

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
  • Author : Robert D Lovinger
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • ISBN : 9780323697217
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More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger, provides clear, authoritative guidance on current concepts of brain functions associated with substance abuse, early management and long-term treatment protocols, and effective psychiatric co-morbidity drug therapies with the goal to provide improved personalized treatments for patients suffering from addiction. Discusses the physiological effects of

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition
  • Author : Dennis L. Thombs,Cynthia J. Osborn
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-05-15
  • ISBN : 9781462539222
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"The book has two primary goals. The first is to challenge and strengthen the reader's understanding of addiction by exploring how others in the field have come to know it. We hope that this will enable the reader to create a clear and logically consistent perspective on addiction. The second goal is to show the reader how theory and research are important to both the prevention and the treatment of substance abuse. This information should provide the reader with an

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fourth Edition

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fourth Edition
  • Author : Dennis L. Thombs,Cynthia J. Osborn
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-08
  • ISBN : 9781462510757
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This book has been replaced by Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3922-2.

Principles of Addiction

Principles of Addiction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-17
  • ISBN : 9780123983619
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Principles of Addiction provides a solid understanding of the definitional and diagnostic differences between use, abuse, and disorder. It describes in great detail the characteristics of these syndromes and various etiological models. The book's three main sections examine the nature of addiction, including epidemiology, symptoms, and course; alcohol and drug use among adolescents and college students; and detailed descriptions of a wide variety of addictive behaviors and disorders, encompassing not only drugs and alcohol, but caffeine, food, gambling, exercise, sex,

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction
  • Author : Mary Torregrossa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780128123317
GET THIS BOOKNeural Mechanisms of Addiction

Neural Mechanisms of Addiction is the only book available that synthesizes the latest research in the field into a single, accessible resource covering all aspects of how addiction develops and persists in the brain. The book summarizes our most recent understanding on the neural mechanisms underlying addiction. It also examines numerous biobehavioral aspects of addiction disorders, such as reinforcement learning, reward, cognitive dysfunction, stress, and sleep and circadian rhythms that are not covered in any other publication. Readers with find

Neurobiology of Addiction

Neurobiology of Addiction
  • Author : George F. Koob,Michel Le Moal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-11-11
  • ISBN : 9780080497372
GET THIS BOOKNeurobiology of Addiction

Neurobiology of Addiction is conceived as a current survey and synthesis of the most important findings in our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction over the past 50 years. The book includes a scholarly introduction, thorough descriptions of animal models of addiction, and separate chapters on the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction for psychostimulants, opioids, alcohol, nicotine and cannabinoids. Key information is provided about the history, sources, and pharmacokinetics and psychopathology of addiction of each drug class, as well as the

The Psychology of Addiction

The Psychology of Addiction
  • Author : Jenny Svanberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • ISBN : 9781315462639
GET THIS BOOKThe Psychology of Addiction

When does a harmless habit become an addition? Why do only some of us get addicted? What can make recovery possible? The Psychology of Addiction is a fascinating introduction to the psychological issues surrounding addiction and the impact they have on social policy, recovery and an addict’s everyday life. The book focuses on drug and alcohol addiction and tackles topics such as whether drug use always leads to addiction and the importance of social networks to recovery. It also

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
  • Author : Gabor Maté, MD
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-04-03
  • ISBN : 9780307371737
GET THIS BOOKIn the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours. For over seven years Gabor Maté has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug

Evaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction

Evaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction
  • Author : Nick Heather,Matt Field,Antony C. Moss,Sally Satel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2022-03-07
  • ISBN : 9781000540062
GET THIS BOOKEvaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction

This ground-breaking book advances the fundamental debate about the nature of addiction. As well as presenting the case for seeing addiction as a brain disease, it brings together all the most cogent and penetrating critiques of the brain disease model of addiction (BDMA) and the main grounds for being skeptical of BDMA claims. The idea that addiction is a brain disease dominates thinking and practice worldwide. However, the editors of this book argue that our understanding of addiction is undergoing

Addiction Counseling

Addiction Counseling
  • Author : Alan Cavaiola, PhD, LPC, LCADC,Amanda L. Giordano, PhD, LPC,Nedeljko Golubovic, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2021-11-10
  • ISBN : 9780826135865
GET THIS BOOKAddiction Counseling

Equips the upcoming generation of addiction counselors with crucial knowledge to skillfully treat current and future addictions Grounded in leading-edge, evidence-based research, this hands-on text applies a step-by-step approach to addictions counseling. This book encompasses assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; case management; and relapse prevention, with an incisive focus on process addictions and co-occurring disorders. The text covers all essential topics as outlined in the gold standard SAMSHA Counselor Training Manual. Included are detailed guidelines on how to write succinct

Addiction Research Methods

Addiction Research Methods
  • Author : Peter G. Miller,John Strang,Peter M. Miller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-02-02
  • ISBN : 1444318861
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Addiction Research Methods’ is a comprehensive handbook for health professionals, policy-makers and researchers working and training in the field of addiction. The book provides a clear, comprehensive and practical guide to research design, methods and analysis within the context of the field of alcohol and other drugs. The reader is introduced to fundamental principles and key issues; and is orientated to available sources of information and key literature. Written by a team of internationally acclaimed contributors, the book is divided