Drugs Addiction and the Brain

Written By George F. Koob
Drugs  Addiction  and the Brain
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 July 2014
  • ISBN : 0123869595
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Drugs Addiction and the Brain written by George F. Koob which was release on 12 July 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 in the field of addiction, drug abuse treatment providers, and undergraduate and postgraduate students who are interested in learning the diverse effects of drugs of abuse on the brain. Full-color circuitry diagrams of brain regions implicated in each stage of the addiction cycle Actual data figures from original sources illustrating key concepts and findings Introduction to basic neuropharmacology terms and concepts Introduction to numerous animal models used to study diverse aspects of drug use. Thorough review of extant work on the neurobiology of addiction

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
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : 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 ...

False Messengers

False Messengers
  • Author : David P. Friedman,Sue Rusche
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : This book provides a scientific explanation of drug abuse and addiction for the general public. It clarifies the meaning of concepts such as intoxication, physical dependence, and addiction, and describes the changes in the brain that underlie these states. Indeed, this volume is unique because it presents a comprehensive picture ...

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 : 2014-06-20
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : 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 ...

Drugs Addiction and the Brain

Drugs  Addiction  and the Brain
  • Author : Jeffrey Holt
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-01-17
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : The book provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of the disease. The information provided will be useful for neuroscientists in the field of addiction, drug abuse treatment providers, and undergraduate and postgraduate students who are interested in learning the diverse effects of drugs of abuse on the brain.Common ...

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
  • Author : Marc David Lewis
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Our minds are governed by a cycle of craving what we don't have, finding it, using it up or losing it, and then being driven by loss, need, desire, or insecurity to crave it all the more. This cycle is at the root of all addictions: addictions to drugs, drink, ...

The Addicted Brain

The Addicted Brain
  • Author : Michael J. Kuhar
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : A scientific explanation of addiction by a leading neuroscientist looks at how and why people become addicts and discusses advances in prevention and treatment....

Should Addiction to Drugs be Labeled as Brain Disease

Should Addiction to Drugs be Labeled as Brain Disease
  • Author : Alexus Stiles
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • Total pages : 11
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Academic Paper from the year 2019 in the subject Biology - Diseases, Health, Nutrition, grade: 100.00%, , course: Public Health and Policy, language: English, abstract: There has been debate on whether or not addiction to drugs should be considered a brain disease. The idea of addiction as a disease first came about in 1987, 31 ...

Drugs and the Future

Drugs and the Future
  • Author : David J. Nutt,Trevor W. Robbins,Gerald V. Stimson,Martin Ince,Andrew Jackson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-12-11
  • Total pages : 616
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Drugs and the Future presents 13 reviews collected to present the new advances in all areas of addiction research, including knowledge gained from mapping the human genome, the improved understanding of brain pathways and functions that are stimulated by addictive drugs, experimental and clinical psychology approaches to addiction and treatment, as ...

The Science of Addiction From Neurobiology to Treatment

The Science of Addiction  From Neurobiology to Treatment
  • Author : Carlton K. Erickson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2018-03-06
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : An updated and expanded edition on the roles that brain function and genetics play in addiction. Over the past 10 years, neurobiologic and genetic research has provided an increased understanding of what causes drug addiction in the brain’s reward pathway. Knowing this leads to a better understanding of how it ...

The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction

The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction
  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 365
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : This volume is intended for clinicians, researchers, residents, and students. The range is wide and the depth considerable for all the topics covered in the treatment of this timely and relevant subject. This book may serve equally well as a general introduction and a scholarly reference. Ultimately, it is designed ...

Addiction

Addiction
  • Author : Avram Goldstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-09-06
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Drug addiction as a brain disease is this book's theme. Among the many volumes on drugs written for lay readers, it is unique in the breadth and depth of its coverage. In clear scientific terms--with many striking examples from the author's experience as a scientist and clinician--it describes the nature ...

Never Enough

Never Enough
  • Author : Judith Grisel
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : From a renowned behavioral neuroscientist and recovered drug addict, this is the authoritative and accessible guide to understanding drug addiction that we've been waiting for: clearly explained brain science and vivid personal stories combine to reveal how addiction happens and what can be done about it. Addiction is epidemic and ...

Mastering the Addicted Brain

Mastering the Addicted Brain
  • Author : Walter Ling, MD
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2017-07-10
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : For anyone trying to overcome an addiction, living with someone with an addiction, or helping someone with an addiction As most drug and alcohol addicts eventually realize, good intentions alone aren’t enough to break destructive habits. However, addiction can be managed once its true nature is understood. This simple ...

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
  • Author : Marc Lewis
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Marc Lewis's relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. In Berkeley, California, in its hippie heyday, he found methamphetamine and LSD and heroin; he sniffed nitrous ...

Brain Reward Stress Systems in Addiction

Brain Reward   Stress Systems in Addiction
  • Author : Nicholas W Gilpin,Remi Martin-Fardon
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2015-03-26
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123869595
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Summary : Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a dynamic and multi-faceted disease process in humans, with devastating health and financial consequences for the individual and society-at-large. In humans, drug and alcohol use disorders (i.e., abuse and dependence) are defined by clusters of behavioral symptoms that can be modeled to various ...