Imaging The Addicted Brain by Natalie ZahrImaging The Addicted Brain by Natalie Zahr

Imaging The Addicted Brain

byNatalie ZahrEditorEric Peterson

Hardcover | August 12, 2016

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Imaging the Addicted Brain, the latest volume in theInternational Review of Neurobiologyseries will appeal to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists.

Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research.

This volume focusses on the imaging of the brain addicted to food, gambling, tobacco, and opiates.

  • Offers a unique perspective on how addiction affects the brain
  • Covers a broad scope of addictions, including food, gambling, tobacco, and common psychogenic agents with a focus on their effects on the brain
  • Focuses on the use of medical imaging methods, especially MRI, to explore and explain addiction in the brain
Natalie M. Zahr, Ph.D. is a research scientist at Stanford University and SRI International. Her graduate education in the basic sciences included the study of neuro- anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology. After she completed graduate training as an electrophysiologist, she began postdoctoral training as a magnetic resonance imaging (M...
Title:Imaging The Addicted BrainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 12, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128039140

ISBN - 13:9780128039144

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Table of Contents


Natalie May Zahr and Erc Peterson

1. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Gambling

Marc Potenza

2. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Tobacco

Stephane Potvin

3. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Opiates

Jon-Karl Zubieta

4. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Sex

Simone Kuhn

5. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Alcohol

Sandra Chanraud and Maud Dupuy

6. To be confirmed

Luís Fernando Tófoli

7. Imaging the Brain Addicted to Marijuana

Ty Brumback

8. To be confirmed

Justin Carré

9. Biomarkers for success: Can neuroimaging be used to predict treatment outcome in psychostimulant dependent individuals?"

Colleen Hanlon