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Neurobiology of Alcohol and the Brain

  • ID: 5130575
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • 364 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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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.
  • 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
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1. The Journey from Responsible Alcohol Drinking to Alcoholism 2. Alcohol Interaction with Medication and other Drugs of Abuse 3. Mental Health and Alcohol Use Disorder (SUD) Comorbidity 4. Traditional Treatment Strategies for Alcoholism and Withdrawal Symptoms 5. Novel Nanoparticle-based Approaches 6. Conclusions

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