Alcohol and the Nervous System (Handbook of Clinical by Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum

By Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum

Alcohol is the main familiar drug on the planet, but alcoholism is still a significant habit affecting approximately 20 million american citizens. Our present knowing of alcohol's impact on mind constitution and similar practical harm is being revolutionized by way of genetic study, easy neuroscience, mind imaging technology, and systematic learn of cognitive, sensory, and motor talents. quantity a hundred twenty five of the instruction manual of medical Neurology is a accomplished, in-depth treatise of experiences on alcohol and the mind overlaying the elemental knowing of alcohol's impact at the principal apprehensive process, the analysis and therapy of alcoholism, and prospect for restoration. The chapters inside can be of curiosity to medical neurologists, neuropsychologists, and researchers in all points and degrees of the neuroscience of alcohol and alcoholism.

  • The first concentrated reference in particular on alcohol and the brain
  • Details our present knowing of the way alcohol affects the valuable worried system
  • Covers medical and social influence of alcohol abuse issues and the biomedical results of alcohol abuse
  • Includes part on neuroimaging of neurochemical markers and mind function

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