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Neurobiology of Addiction (Paperback)

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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-as well 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 the broader 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.
Number of Pages: 359
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Psychiatry / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: May 24, 2016
TCIN: 51259709
UPC: 9780199367894
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-2060
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