Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Addictions - From Pathophysiology to Treatment

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David Belin
David Belin

University of Cambridge,
United Kingdom

Published19 October 2012

Doi10.5772/1178

ISBN978-953-51-0783-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7036-5

Copyright year2012

Number of pages500

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Drug Addictions: An Historical and Ethological Overview

By Aude Belin-Rauscent and David Belin

3,029
2. Animal Models of Drug Addiction

By Aude Belin-Rauscent and David Belin

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3. Addictive Drugs and Synaptic Plasticity

By José Vicente Negrete-Díaz, Gonzalo Flores, Talvinder S. Sihra and Antonio Rodríguez-Moreno

2,933
4. Cocaine Addiction: Changes in Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurotransmission

By Edgar Antonio Reyes-Montaño and Edwin Alfredo Reyes-Guzmán

4,155
5. Role of Prefrontal Cortex Dopamine and Noradrenaline Circuitry in Addiction

By Ezio Carboni, Roberto Cadeddu and Anna Rosa Carta

3,814
6. A Molecular Mechanism of Ethanol Dependence: The Influence of the Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor Activated by N-Methyl-D-Aspartate

By Sonia Luz Albarracín Cordero, Bernd Robert Stab II, Felipe Guillen and Edgar Antonio Reyes Montano

3,388
7. Role of Multifunctional FADD (Fas-Associated Death Domain) Adaptor in Drug Addiction

By Alfredo Ramos-Miguel, María Álvaro-Bartolomé, M. Julia García-Fuster and Jesús A. García-Sevilla

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8. Polydrug Use in Adolescence

By Marta Rodríguez-Arias and María Asunción Aguilar

2,214
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9. Food Addiction, Obesity and Neuroimaging

By Karen M. von Deneen and Yijun Liu

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12. N-Acetylcysteine as a Treatment for Addiction

By Jennifer E. Murray, Jérôme Lacoste and David Belin

6,784
13. Proposals for the Treatment of Users of Alcohol and Other Drugs: A Psychoanalytic Reading

By Cynara Teixeira Ribeiro and Andréa Hortélio Fernandes

2,330
14. The Interactional Approach in the Treatment of Cocaine Addicts

By Andrea Leonardi, Sonia Scavelli and Gianluca Ciuffardi

2,816
15. Research and Intervention for Drug-Addicted Mothers and Their Children: New Perspectives

By Paolo Stocco, Alessandra Simonelli, Nicoletta Capra and Francesca De Palo

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