The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

By: Michael Kuhar (editor), Bertha Madras (editor)eBook
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Drug use and abuse continues to thrive in contemporary society worldwide and the instance and damage caused by addiction increases along with availability. The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs. Other chapters provide a context for drug use, with overviews of use and consequences, epidemiology and risk factors, genetics of use and treatment success, and strategies to screen populations and provide appropriate interventions. The book offers meaningful, relevant and timely information for scientists, health-care professionals and treatment providers.

  • A comprehensive reference on the effects of drug addiction on the human nervous system
  • Focuses on core drug addiction issues from nicotine, cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and other commonly abused drugs
  • Includes foundational science chapters on the biology of addiction
  • Details challenges in diagnosis and treatment options

Product Details

  • ID: 9780124186859
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Elsevier Science
  • publisher imprint: Academic Press

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