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Psychostimulants

1st Edition, Volume 2 - May 5, 2020

Authors: George F. Koob, Michael A. Arends, Mandy L McCracken, Michel Le Moal

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 9 9 0 - 2
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 9 9 1 - 9

A current survey and synthesis of the most important findings in our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction are detailed in our Neurobiology of Addiction se… Read more

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A current survey and synthesis of the most important findings in our understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction are detailed in our Neurobiology of Addiction series, each volume addressing a specific area of addiction. Psychostimulants, Volume 2 in the series, explores the molecular and cellular systems in the brain responsible for psychostimulant addiction, including both direct/indirect sympathomimetics and nonsympathomimetics. This volume introduces the readers to the history of psychostimulant use. The authors clearly differentiate the neurobiological effects into three distinct stages of the addiction cycle: binge/intoxication, withdrawal/negative affect, and preoccupation/anticipation.