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Kuhn, Cynthia M and Koob, George F (2010) Advances in the neuroscience of addiction. Frontiers in Neuroscience London: CRC Press .

Featuring contributions from leading experts, this book presents an excellent overview of the available and emerging approaches used to investigate the neurobiological mechanisms of drug addiction. Discussion includes the behavioral strategies and characteristics of addiction as well as mechanistic approaches to understanding the underlying neurobiology.

The authors provide information from mathematical models, model organisms, animal models, and experiments conducted in humans. They deliver a comprehensive introduction to the methodologies of the field for students and beginning researchers and an essential reference source for established investigators.

Item Type:Book
Call No:EA
Pages:222 p.
Publisher:CRC Press
Place of Publication:London
Accession Number:HRB 4921 (Available)
Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Behaviour
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Theory of substance use > Biological substance use disorder theory
E Concepts in biomedical areas > General life processes (physiology)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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