The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

Written By Bertha Madras
The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 November 2013
  • ISBN : 0124186858
  • Pages : 624 pages
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Download or read book entitled The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System by author: Bertha Madras which was release on 15 November 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 624 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System
  • Author : Bertha Madras,Michael Kuhar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-11-15
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : 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 ...

Maternal Substance Abuse and the Developing Nervous System

Maternal Substance Abuse and the Developing Nervous System
  • Author : Ian S. Zagon,Theodore A. Slotkin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 1992-09-07
  • Total pages : 377
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : The purpose of this book is to review the basic science and clinical findings concerning maternal substance abuse and the developing nervous system of unborn children. The short-term but vitally significant repercussions of such exposure on biological development, with particular reference to the nervous system, are discussed. The book also ...

Drug Abuse in Adolescence

Drug Abuse in Adolescence
  • Author : Denise De Micheli,André Luiz Monezi Andrade,Eroy Aparecida da Silva,Maria Lucia Oliveira de Souza Formigoni
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-07-03
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Focusing on two central themes--the psychobiological evolution from youth to adult and the effects of drugs on the developing central nervous system--this important reference elucidates the mechanisms of chemical dependency in adolescents. Its multidisciplinary coverage analyzes addiction across major domains of human functioning against the backdrop of hormonal, cognitive, and ...

Brain Power

Brain Power
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Designed to take students step by step through an exploration of the processes of science and how to use these processes to learn about the brain, the nervous system, and the effects of drugs on the nervous system and the body....

Drugs of Abuse

Drugs of Abuse
  • Author : Sherrel Howard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-02-27
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Drug abuse has been, and continues to be, a global societalissue with diverse sets of impacts. Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacologyand Molecular Mechanisms introduces the basic principles ofpharmacology and neuroscience of drug abuse. Understanding thechemistry of commonly abused drugs and their impact on brainfunction will provide students and researchers with a ...

Effects of HIV 1 Tat and Drugs of Abuse on Antiretroviral Penetration Inside Different CNS Cell Types

Effects of HIV 1 Tat and Drugs of Abuse on Antiretroviral Penetration Inside Different CNS Cell Types
  • Author : Sulay H. Patel
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Human immunodeficiency (HIV) infection can result in neurocognitive deficits in about one-half of infected individuals. Despite excellent systemic effectiveness, restricted antiretroviral penetration across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a major limitation in fighting HIV infection within the central nervous system (CNS). Drug abuse exacerbates cognitive impairment and pathologic CNS changes ...

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  • Author : Barry Stimmel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-25
  • Total pages : 436
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Gain a fuller understanding of substance addiction and treatment options! Originally published in 1992 as The Facts About Drug Use, this updated edition contains new information about the effects of alcohol and recreational, mood-altering drugs on the body. The multiple causes of drug use and the options available to those dependent ...

Brain Power

Brain Power
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Designed to take students step by step through an exploration of the processes of science and how to use these processes to learn about the brain, the nervous system, and the effects of drugs on the nervous system and the body....

Improving the Utility and Translation of Animal Models for Nervous System Disorders

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  • Author : Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-08
  • Total pages : 91
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Nervous system diseases and disorders are highly prevalent and substantially contribute to the overall disease burden. Despite significant information provided by the use of animal models in the understanding of the biology of nervous system disorders and the development of therapeutics; limitations have also been identified. Treatment options that are ...

ADAMHA News on Alcohol Drug Abuse and Mental Health

ADAMHA News on Alcohol  Drug Abuse  and Mental Health
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Read online ADAMHA News on Alcohol Drug Abuse and Mental Health written by , published by which was released on 1984. Download full ADAMHA News on Alcohol Drug Abuse and Mental Health Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Advances in Neuropharmacology

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  • Author : Md. Sahab Uddin,Mamunur Rashid
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Here is a comprehensive overview of the drugs that act on the central and peripheral nervous systems. This volume thoroughly describes the diseases associated with the nervous system and the drugs used for their treatment while also looking at the current status of these drugs and their future potential and ...

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Alcohol and the Nervous System
  • Author : Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, yet alcoholism remains a serious addiction affecting nearly 20 million Americans. Our current understanding of alcohol's effect on brain structure and related functional damage is being revolutionized by genetic research, basic neuroscience, brain imaging science, and systematic study of cognitive, sensory, ...

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The British National Bibliography
  • Author : Arthur James Wells
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Read online The British National Bibliography written by Arthur James Wells, published by which was released on 1994. Download full The British National Bibliography Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Viral Infections of the Human Nervous System

Viral Infections of the Human Nervous System
  • Author : Alan C. Jackson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-08-14
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : Viral infections of the nervous system are important because they are associated with high morbidity and mortality. A variety of pathogenetic mechanisms are involved in these infections and an understanding of the pathogenesis is essential in understanding the diagnostic and clinical management aspects of the disease. Specialized investigations are often ...

Drugs and Behavior

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  • Author : Rebecca Schilit,Edith Lisansky Gomberg,Professor Edith Lisansky Gomberg
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1991-09-17
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 0124186858
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Summary : A practical, clearly written resource on substance abuse, Drugs and Behavior offers the most comprehensive examination for human service professionals to date on this topic. Relevant psychopharmacological and central nervous system information is presented, the impact of the family and community upon the abuse of drugs is discussed and descriptions ...