Neurobiology of Addictions

Paperback | May 3, 2016

EditorAlan C. Swann, F. Gerard Moeller, Marijn Lijffijt

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Neurobiology of Addiction highlights some of the most promising research areas of the rapidly expanding field of addiction. It will be useful as a practical tool for clinicians, research investigators, and trainees - both in addiction and in other illnesses with overlapping mechanisms - aswell as an informative resource for non-technical readers who are interested in addiction or mental health policy. The editors have combined their areas of expertise to provide a unique perspective into the prevention and treatment of addictive disorders. Their approach addresses addiction in thebroader context of behavioral processes and survival-related adaptations, focusing on its neurobiological precursors and drawing parallels between addictions and other recurrent or progressive psychiatric disorders. The book also emphasizes resilience, clinical contexts of addictive behavior, and treatment strategies that target its underlying neurobiological mechanisms.

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Neurobiology of Addiction highlights some of the most promising research areas of the rapidly expanding field of addiction. It will be useful as a practical tool for clinicians, research investigators, and trainees - both in addiction and in other illnesses with overlapping mechanisms - aswell as an informative resource for non-technic...

Professor Alan C. Swann is Professor and Vice-Chair for Research and Co-Director at the Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Professor F. Gerard Moeller is Professor and Vice-Chair for Translational Research and Direct...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199367892

ISBN - 13:9780199367894

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