Endocannabinoids by Loren ParsonsEndocannabinoids by Loren Parsons


byLoren ParsonsEditorMatthew Hill

Hardcover | November 26, 2015

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Endocannabinoids, the latest volume in theInternational Review of Neurobiologyseries is a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art research into the neurobiology of migraines. It reviews the current knowledge and understanding in the field, and provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field.

  • Contains the expertise of contributors in the field of the neurobiology of migraines
  • The endocannabinoid system is the biological system in the body which mediates the effects of cannabis

  • Provides an up to date, comprehensive overview of the biological functions of endocannabinoid signaling in the brain and how it regulates an array of processes, such as brain development, reward, emotion and pain
Matthew Hill is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Cell Biology and Anatomy and Psychiatry at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary (Canada). He was trained in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychoneuroendocrinology at the University of British Columbia and did postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. ...
Title:EndocannabinoidsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128012781

ISBN - 13:9780128012789

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Table of Contents

  1. The Endocannabinoid Signaling System in the CNS: A Primer
  2. Cecilia J. Hillard

  3. Evidence for a Role of Adolescent Endocannabinoid Signaling in Regulating HPA Axis Stress Responsivity and Emotional Behaviour Development
  4. Tiffany T.-Y. Lee and Boris B. Gorzalkas

  5. The Endocannabinoid System and its Role in Regulating the Intrinsic Neural Circuitry of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  6. Samantha M. Trautmann and Keith A. Sharkey

  7. Endocannabinoid Mechanisms Influencing Nausea
  8. Martin A. Sticht, Erin M. Rock, Cheryl L. Limebeer and Linda A. Parker

  9. Endocannabinoid Regulation of Neuroendocrine Systems
  10. Jeffrey G. Tasker, Chun Chen, Marc O. Fisher, Xin Fu, Jennifer R. Rainville, and Grant L. Weiss

  11. The Role of the Brain's Endocannabinoid System in Pain and its Modulation by Stress
  12. Louise Corcoran, Michelle Roche and David P. Finn

  13. Endocannabinoid Signaling in Motivation, Reward and Addiction: Influences on Mesocorticolimbic Dopamine Function Claudia Sagheddu, Anna Lisa Muntoni, Marco Pistis and Miriam Melis