Auricular Acupuncture and Addiction - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443068850, 9780702036187

Auricular Acupuncture and Addiction

1st Edition

Mechanisms, Methodology and Practice

Authors: Kim Wager Sue Cox
Paperback ISBN: 9780443068850
eBook ISBN: 9780702036187
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 1st October 2008
Page Count: 256
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Acknowledgements. Forewords. Preface. List of contributors. Introduction. 1. The brain - target organ of addictive substances. 2. How nerves work. 3. Neurotransmitter typology. 4. Learning. 5. Emotion: addiction is an emotion. 6. The limbic (emotional) system. 7. The physiology of relapse, bingeing and the permanency of addiction. 8. How does the brain exert influence on the rest of the body? 9. Addiction and genetics. 10. The drugs of misuse. 11. Qi, the story so far. 12. The new model for Qi energy. 13. Yin-Yang theory. 14. Auricular acupuncture mechanisms. 15. An evaluation of auricular acupuncture with high security substance misusing male prisoners. 16. Diversity in practice. Index.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Forewords. Preface. List of contributors. Introduction. 1. The brain - target organ of addictive substances. 2. How nerves work. 3. Neurotransmitter typology. 4. Learning. 5. Emotion: addiction is an emotion. 6. The limbic (emotional) system. 7. The physiology of relapse, bingeing and the permanency of addiction. 8. How does the brain exert influence on the rest of the body? 9. Addiction and genetics. 10. The drugs of misuse. 11. Qi, the story so far. 12. The new model for Qi energy. 13. Yin-Yang theory. 14. Auricular acupuncture mechanisms. 15. An evaluation of auricular acupuncture with high security substance misusing male prisoners. 16. Diversity in practice. Index.

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No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036187
Paperback ISBN:
9780443068850

About the Author

Kim Wager

Sue Cox