Drugs and the Future
  • Release Date : 11 December 2006
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 616 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0080467741
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Download or read book entitled Drugs and the Future by author: David J. Nutt which was release on 11 December 2006 and published by Elsevier with total page 616 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Drugs and the Future presents 13 reviews collected to present the new advances in all areas of addiction research, including knowledge gained from mapping the human genome, the improved understanding of brain pathways and functions that are stimulated by addictive drugs, experimental and clinical psychology approaches to addiction and treatment, as well as both ethical considerations and social policy. The book also includes chapters on the history of addictive substances and some personal narratives of addiction. Introduced by Sir David King, Science Advisory to the UK Government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, and Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the USA, the book uniquely covers the full range of disciplines which can provide insight into the future of addiction, from genetics to the humanities. Written for a scientific audience, it is also applicable to non-specialists as well. Provides an unique overview of what we know about addiction, and how scientific knowledge can and should be applied in the societal, ethical, and political context Applies the state-of-the-art research in fields such as Genomics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Social Policy and Ethics to addiction research Includes a preface by Sir David King, Science Advisory to the UK Government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, and in introduction by Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the USA

Drugs and the Future

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Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Psychology
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Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Medical
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