The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118384369
  • ISBN-13: 9781118384367
  • DDC: 616.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 782 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology presents a comprehensive guide to contemporary research approaches to the study of drug addiction in adults. With a focus on empirically relevant research methods and nuanced methodologies, it provides practical tools to enable strong psychopharmacological practices. Contributions from experts in diverse domains offer reviews of the most current experimental methodologies, make recommendations for best-practices', and identify future directions for the field. Topics covered include core methods for assessing drug effects, distal and proximal determinants of drug use, and insights from cognitive neuroscience.   Compiled by a team of widely-published researchers in substance addiction, the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology is an authoritative, state-of-the-art collection of modern research approaches for the scientific study of drug addiction. Its multidisciplinary approach makes it a comprehensive and invaluable resource for all those in this field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
Introduction: The Science of Addiction Psychopharmacology.
1: Distal Determinants of Drug Use.
2: Developmental Factors in Addiction: Methodological Considerations.
3: Executive Dysfunction in Addiction.
4: The Roles of Race and Sex in Addiction Research.
5: Understanding Psychiatric Comorbidities and Addictions.
6: Personality and Addiction: A Critical Review of Assessment Approaches.
7: Behavioral Inhibition and Addiction.
8: Delay Discounting and Drug Abuse: Empirical, Conceptual, and Methodological Considerations.
9: Assessment of Risk Taking in Addiction Research.
10: Distress Tolerance.
11: Proximal Determinants of Drug Use.
12: Measuring Direct Effects of Drugs of Abuse in Humans.
13: The Role of Aftereffects and Withdrawal in Addiction.
14: Drug Self-Administration Paradigms: Methods for Quantifying Motivation in Experimental Research.
15: The Assessment of Craving in Addiction Research.
16: The Cue Reactivity Paradigm in Addiction Research.
17: Stress and Affective Inductions in Addiction Research.
18: Substance Priming.
19: Understanding the Role of Substance Expectancies in Addiction.
20: Implicit Cognition.
21: Experimental Methods for Understanding the Role of Social Context in Drug Addiction.
22: Ecological Momentary Assessment.
23: Insights from Cognitive Science.
24: Startle Reflex and Psychophysiology.
25: Using Quantitative EEG and EEG Tomography to Understand Drug Abuse: A Quantum Leap in New Methods and Benefits.
26: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Addiction Research.
27: The Role of Positron Emission Imaging (PET) in Understanding Addiction.
28: Application of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging to Addiction Research.
Conclusions: Consilience as the Future of Addiction Psychopharmacology.
Colour Plates.