The Pharmacology of Alcohol Abuse

The Pharmacology of Alcohol Abuse

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The subject of the book is the pharmacology of ethanol. It brings together the work of both basic and clinical investigators in the pharmacology of alcohol and alcohol abuse. The major focus is on the integration of findings from different levels of analysis, together with a discussion of recent insights from molecular biology in terms of their relevance for understanding ethanol's effects and the implications for the development of medications. Comprehensive in its scope, this book provides an up-to-date, in-depth treatment of the field, with particular emphasis on the integration of research findings from diverse approaches and how these findings might influence future investigations.I. Low Doses of Opioids Increase Alcohol Drinking Reid and associates have extensively tested the small-dose morphine effect in rats. They find that the injections of low doses of morphine (alt;2.5 mg/kg) act to increase alcohol drinking anbsp;...

Title:The Pharmacology of Alcohol Abuse
Author:Henry Kranzler
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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