Behavioral Neurobiology of the Endocannabinoid System by Dave KendallBehavioral Neurobiology of the Endocannabinoid System by Dave Kendall

Behavioral Neurobiology of the Endocannabinoid System

EditorDave Kendall, Stephen Alexander

Paperback | March 14, 2012

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The endocannabinoid signaling system is one of the key modulators of central nervous function. This volume provides timely and in-depth coverage of the roles of the endocannabinoid signaling system in the neurobiology of behavior. It is essential reading for any researcher with a background in neuroscience wanting to know more about the endocannabinoids.

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Title:Behavioral Neurobiology of the Endocannabinoid SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:430 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642260780

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Preface.- Part I: Biochemistry, pharmacology, genetics, and chemistry.- The life cycle of endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoid receptor pharmacology. Endocannabinoid receptors: CNS localization of the CB1 cannabinoid receptor. Pharmacological tools in endocannabinoid neurobiology. Genetic models of the endocannabinoid system. Endocannabinoid signaling in neural plasticity. Lessons from non-mammalian species. Part II: Physiology and pathophysiology.- Endocannabinoids and the non-homeostatic control of appetite. Roles of the endocannabinoid system in learning and memory. Cannabinoid/endocannabinoid signaling impact on early pregnancy events. Targeting the cannabinoid system to produce analgesia.- Part III: Pathology.- Drug Addiction. Role of Endocannabinoid Signaling in Anxiety and Depression. Feeding disorders and obesity. Schizophrenia. Tourette's syndrome.