Neurobiology of Addiction
- George Koob, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
- Michel Le Moal, Neurocentre Magendie Inserm U862, Universite´ Victor Segalen – Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
Graduate students and professionals in neuroscience, neurology, psychology.
- Published: November 2005
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-419239-3
"Competent, comprehensive, and extensively referenced, the book is clearly appropriate for researchers in the field. However, what sets it apart from other books... are the synthetic chapters, which constitute a remarkably cogent introduction to addiction, a detailed general discussion of animal models of addiction, thoughtful descriptions of competing neurobiologic theories of addiction, and a translational chapter in which recent findings on neuroimaging are considered and linked to the more fundamental concepts previously used to examine the neurocircuitry of addiction." --Peter R. Martin, Vanderbilt University Medical School, NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE (October 19, 2006) "In an impressive and weighty new work, Koob and LeMoal assimilate several thousand references to provide a state-of-the-science proclamation of this progress, while setting our sights for its crucial next phases. ...The