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Alcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol and the Nervous System
  • Author : Edith V. Sullivan
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0444626220
  • Pages : 704 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, yet alcoholism remains a serious addiction affecting nearly 20 million Americans. Our current understanding of alcohol's effect on brain structure and related functional damage is being revolutionized by genetic research, basic neuroscience, brain imaging science, and systematic study of cognitive, sensory, and motor abilities. Volume 125 of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology is a comprehensive, in-depth treatise of studies on alcohol and the brain covering the basic understanding of alcohol's effect on the central nervous system, the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism, and prospect for recovery. The chapters within will be of interest to clinical neurologists, neuropsychologists, and researchers in all facets and levels of the neuroscience of alcohol and alcoholism. The first focused reference specifically on alcohol and the brain Details our current understanding of how alcohol impacts the central nervous system Covers clinical and social impact of alcohol abuse disorders and the biomedical consequences of alcohol abuse Includes section on neuroimaging of neurochemical markers and brain function


Alcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol and the Nervous System
  • Author : Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKAlcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, yet alcoholism remains a serious addiction affecting nearly 20 million Americans. Our current understanding of alcohol's effect on brain structure and related functional damage is being revolutionized by genetic research, basic neuroscience, brain imaging science, and systematic study of cognitive, sensory, and motor abilities. Volume 125 of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology is a comprehensive, in-depth treatise of studies on alcohol and the brain covering the basic understanding of alcohol's effect on



The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System
  • Author : Bertha Madras,Michael Kuhar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

Drug use and abuse continues to thrive in contemporary society worldwide and the instance and damage caused by addiction increases along with availability. The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs. Other chapters provide a context for drug use, with overviews of use and consequences,


Pharmacological Effects of Ethanol on the Nervous System

Pharmacological Effects of Ethanol on the Nervous System
  • Author : Richard A. Deitrich,V. Gene Erwin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 December 1995
GET THIS BOOKPharmacological Effects of Ethanol on the Nervous System

This book dissects the effects of ethanol on the major neurotransmitter systems affected by ethanol and correlates these actions with the behavioral consequences. The subject is approached first from the perspective of the neurochemical system and the behaviors resulting from ethanol's effects on that system. The behaviors themselves are discussed in later chapters. Some older theories of the effects of ethanol such as the membrane fluidization hypothesis are evaluated in light of new and updated information. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)


Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease

Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Sherma Zibadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 February 2017
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Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease: Alcohol, Tobacco, Caffeine, and Drugs of Abuse in Everyday Lifestyles is a complete guide to the manifold effects of addictive substances on the brain, providing readers with the latest developing research on how these substances are implicated in neurological development and dysfunction. Cannabis, cocaine, and other illicit drugs can have substantial negative effects on the structure and functioning of the brain. However, other common habituating and addictive substances often used as part of an individual’



Clinical Neuropsychology of Alcoholism

Clinical Neuropsychology of Alcoholism
  • Author : Robert G Knight,Barry E. Longmore
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 17 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKClinical Neuropsychology of Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse is a major health problem in most parts of the world. This book focuses on the way in which alcohol affects the brain, with the aim of describing advances in the neuropsychology of alcoholism in a way that makes this work accessible to clinicians from a variety of backgrounds who treat people with alcohol-related problems.; The book is divided into four parts. Part One provides an introduction to the medical and neurological conditions that can result from alcoholism,






The Biology of Alcoholism

The Biology of Alcoholism
  • Author : Benjamin Kissin,Henri Begleiter
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 March 2013
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In this volume, the third of our series, the emphasis has shifted from the theoretical and experimental to the more clinical and practical aspects of alcoholism. Where, in the earlier volumes, more attention was directed to animal than human studies, in this volume, almost all material deals with the human condition. The clinical manifestations of alcoholism may be divided into two major aspects, that of the disease itself and that of its complications. This separation is to some extent artificial


Alcohol and the Brain

Alcohol and the Brain
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 28 February 1993
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Covers: liver-brain relations; sever brain dysfunction; advances in neurochemistry; cognitive-processing deficits; alcohol reinforcement, and much more. Illustrated.



Alcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol and the Nervous System
  • Author : Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKAlcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, yet alcoholism remains a serious addiction affecting nearly 20 million Americans. Our current understanding of alcohol's effect on brain structure and related functional damage is being revolutionized by genetic research, basic neuroscience, brain imaging science, and systematic study of cognitive, sensory, and motor abilities. Volume 125 of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology is a comprehensive, in-depth treatise of studies on alcohol and the brain covering the basic understanding of alcohol's effect on