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Neurobiology of Alcohol and the Brain - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128196809

Neurobiology of Alcohol and the Brain

1st Edition

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Author: Ashok Singh
Paperback ISBN: 9780128196809
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 2021
Page Count: 225
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Neurobiology of Alcohol and the Brain addresses addiction related problems, reviewing both mechanisms and withdrawal systems surrounding alcohol addiction. Chapters discuss mechanisms of rewarding, aversive effects, alcohol’s interaction with other drugs (and ensuing adverse consequences), and current and novel treatments. Lastly, the reader is provided with examples of an experimental study that describes the possible protective effects of gold nanoparticles against alcohol addiction in rats subjected to alcohol self-administration.

Key Features

  • Provides an exhaustive overview of neurobiology of alcohol addiction, including significant recent advances
  • Discusses the mechanisms underlying the adverse effects of alcohol-drug mixtures
  • Includes recent experimental studies on gold nanoparticles


Researchers and students studying alcohol addiction

Table of Contents

1. The Journey from Responsible Alcohol Drinking to Addiction (sample chapter attached)
2. Alcohol Interaction with Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioids, Nicotine, Marijuana and other drugs (Sample partial chapter attached)
3. Mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) co-morbidity
4. Alcohol Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms
5. Novel Nanoparticle-based Approaches
6. Conclusions


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Ashok Singh

Associate Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

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Associate Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA

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