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Biomedical Aspects of Drug Dependence

A. A. Badawy

Biomedical Aspects of Drug Dependence

by A. A. Badawy

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Published by Elsevier Science Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9976867M
    ISBN 10008030785X
    ISBN 109780080307855

    Hofmann's bosses began to market the drug as a psychiatric drug meant to allow psych patients to access repressed emotions. In the s and s, LSD became a popular drug for recreational use. els of drug-seeking behavior, that have, for example, yielded objective measures of initiation and repeated administration of drugs, thereby providing the scientific foundation for assessments of "abuse liability" (i.e., the potential for abuse) of specific drugs (see Chapter 2).This information is an essential predicate for informed regulatory decisions under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    The Biological Causes of Drug Addiction A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. The recent contributions of science and medicine during the past years have greatly advanced our understanding of addiction. dependence [de-pen´dens] a need for something; sometimes used as a synonym for drug dependence. chemical dependence (drug dependence) see drug dependence. emotional dependence psychological dependence. physical dependence (physiological dependence) drug dependence in which the drug is used to prevent withdrawal symptoms or in which it is associated.

    Medical Aspects of Chemical Dependency is a twenty-five-minute educational video that provides a basic understanding of the neurobiology of addiction, or how alcohol and other drugs affect the central nervous system, particularly the brain and its chemistry. Using the latest research on the neurobiology of addiction, this video isFile Size: 71KB. ducing this book, beginning with the basic premise that most biomedical aspects of substance abuse are neurological. Each chapter has an exhaustive reference list. Historical snapshots for each substance of abuse are also provided. This book compares the effects of substance use in animals and humans. The author uses a scientific approach based on.


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Biomedical Aspects of Drug Dependence by A. A. Badawy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is written at a level appropriate for upper level undergraduate students, graduate or medical students, and drug counselors. All major drugs of abuse are Biomedical Aspects of Drug Dependence book tobacco, opioids, central stimulants (including cocaine, amphetamine, and caffeine), alcohol and other sedatives, marijuana, club drugs (MDMA, GHB, and ketamine Cited by: Drugs, Addiction, and the Brain explores the molecular, cellular, and neurocircuitry systems in the brain that are responsible for drug addiction.

Common neurobiological elements are emphasized that provide novel insights into how the brain mediates the acute rewarding effects of drugs of abuse and how it changes during the transition from.

• The arrangement, within each issue, of abstracts into separate chapters devoted to a specific topic. The journal covers all aspects of the abuse of drugs, alcohol and organic solvents and includes material relating to experimental pharmacology of addiction, although, in general, experimental pharmacology of narcotics is not : JOURNAL.

Therapeutic Area: This book's focus is on the use and abuse of recreational drugs and alcohol. The subtitle, The Biomedical Aspects, gives a good hint that the content also contains a large amount of material from the pharmacologic and mechanistic point of is what one might expect from a book written by 3 pharmacologists who have distinguished themselves as basic science researchers Author: Paul L Doering.

Chemical & Biological Aspects of Drug Dependence - CRC Press Book First published in this book guides the reader through the various elements behind drug dependency and addiction.

Taking an objective view at the characteristics both chemical and biological, the criteria for evaluating dependency as well as the physiological effects drug. Get this from a library. A handbook on drug and alcohol abuse: the biomedical aspects.

[Gail Winger; James H Woods; Frederick G Hofmann] -- This text on the pharmacological, medical and legal aspects of drug abuse has been updated, and a chapter on club drugs added. All major drugs of abuse are covered. For each type the authors discuss. Drug Dependence and Alcoholism: Volume 1 Biomedical Issues 1st Edition by Arnold J.

Schecter (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Hardcover. Substance dependence, also known as drug dependence, is an adaptive state that develops from repeated drug administration, and which results in withdrawal upon cessation of drug use.

A drug addiction, a distinct concept from substance dependence, is defined as compulsive, out-of-control drug use, despite negative consequences.

An addictive drug is a drug which is both rewarding and lty: Psychiatry. Drug and Alcohol Dependence is an international journal devoted to publishing original research, scholarly reviews, letters to the Editor, and policy analyses in the area of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and dependence.

It is sponsored by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the oldest scientific organization in the United States concerned with research on addiction. In the introduction they describe the nature of the drug experience, assigning each drug to a specific group on the basis of various criteria, such as the principal anatomic side of action, the type of effect produced, the therapeutic indication of use, and the mechanism of action.

In spite of a "war on drugs" that spans years, and in spite of increases in law enforcement efforts and to a lesser extent treatment, substance abuse and dependence continue.

While the number of people who experiment with drugs has decreased in recent years, those who use drugs repeatedly, per­. Book Review Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse By John C.M.

Brust. Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann, $ Biomedical therapies include drug therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and psychosurgery. Drug Therapies. Drug therapy, or psychopharmacotherapy, aims to treat psychological disorders with therapy is usually combined with other kinds of psychotherapy.

40 | Biological Components of Substance Abuse and Addiction to involve multiple genes that control various aspects of the biological response to drugs. In addition, the complex nature of drug dependency, involving many behavioral and environmental factors, indicates that any genetic component acts in consort with other nongenetic risk factors to.

The Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL VS. BIOMEDICAL MODELS OF ADDICTION. Drug and Alcohol Dependence is an international journal devoted to publishing original research, scholarly reviews, commentaries, and policy analyses in the area of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and es range from studies of the chemistry of substances of abuse, their actions at molecular and cellular sites, in vitro and in vivo investigations of their biochemical.

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Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Michael Schrift, DO (University of Washington School of Medicine) Description: This is the fourth edition of this comprehensive book written for students and practitioners on drug and alcohol abuse.

Written and edited by researcher-educators in pharmacology, this is an excellent updated addition to the : Gail Winger. Read the latest chapters of Advances in Pharmacology atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Contemporary Aspects of Biomedical Research Drug Discovery.

Edited by S.J. Enna, Michael Williams. Vol Pages () Discovery of Drugs to Treat Cocaine Dependence: Behavioral and. A Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Biomedical Aspects, Edition 4 - Ebook written by Gail Winger, James H. Woods, Frederick G. Hofmann the late.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Biomedical Aspects, Edition 4. The phenomenon of drug abuse is part of the human experience that extends as far back in time as recorded history exists.

Today, however, it has a new and much greater dramatic urgency. The reasons for this are multiple and worrisome. Last year, of the total of approximately million totalBrand: Springer Netherlands.Drug dependence is a major cause of morbidity and loss of productivity.

Various theories ranging from economic to psychological have been invoked in an attempt to explain this condition. With the advent of research at the cellular and subcellular levels, perspectives on the. Journal of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence “Alcoholism & Drug Dependence deals with the aspects of alcohol, drug and its dependence.

The journal publishes papers on psychological and sociological aspects of alcohol and its effects, including biomedical, biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, behavioral actions and clinical research in.