Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease: Alcohol, Tobacco, Caffeine, and Drugs of Abuse in Everyday Lifestyles, 1st Edition

  • Ronald Ross Watson
  • Sherma Zibadi
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  • ISBN-10: 0128092963
  • ISBN-13: 9780128092965
  • DDC: 362.2923
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 414 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book is a complete guide to the manifold effects of addictive substances on the brain, providing readers with the latest developing research on how these substances are implicated in neurological development and dysfunction. It aids researchers seeking an understanding of the neurological changes that these substances induce, and is also extremely useful for those seeking potential treatments and therapies for individuals suffering from chronic abuse of these substances.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Alcohol and Neurological Dysfunction.
1: Acute Ethanol-Induced Changes in Microstructural and Metabolite Concentrations on the Brain: Noninvasive Functional Brain Imaging.
2: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Neuroglial Changes in Neurochemistry and Behavior in Animal Models.
3: Alcohol on Histaminergic Neurons of Brain.
4: Antenatal Alcohol and Histological Brain Disturbances.
5: Alcohol Intoxication and Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Basic and Clinical Science.
6: Visual and Auditory Changes After Acute Alcohol Ingestion.
7: Zebrafish Models of Alcohol Addiction.
8: Effect of Alcohol on the Regulation of α-Synuclein in the Human Brain.
9: Consumption of Ethanol and Tissue Changes in the Central Nervous System.
10: Ethanol Consumption and Cerebellar Disorders.
11: Gene Expression in CNS Regions of Genetic Rat Models of Alcohol Abuse.
12: Role of TLR4 in the Ethanol-Induced Modulation of the Autophagy Pathway in the Brain.
13: Ghrelinergic Signaling in Ethanol Reward.
14: Alcoholic Neurological Syndromes.
15: Frontal Lobe Dysfunction After Developmental Alcohol Exposure: Implications From Animal Models.
16: Ethanol’s Action Mechanisms in the Brain: From Lipid General Alterations to Specific Protein Receptor Binding.
17: Antioxidant Vitamins and Brain Dysfunction in Alcoholics.
18: Serotonin Deficiency and Alcohol Use Disorders.
Addictive Substances and Behavioral Health.
19: Functional Reorganization of Reward- and Habit-Related Brain Networks in Addiction.
20: Ethanol: Neurotoxicity and Brain Disorders.
21: Functionally Relevant Brain Alterations in Polysubstance Users: Differences to Monosubstance Users, Study Challenges, and Implications for Treatment.
22: Deep Brain Stimulation: A Possible Therapeutic Technique for Treating Refractory Alcohol and Drug Addiction Behaviors.
Tobacco Smoking in Neuromodulation.
23: Understanding the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Neurobiology of Nicotine Use.
24: Tobacco Smoke and Nicotine: Neurotoxicity in Brain Development.
25: Paradise Lost: A New Paradigm for Explaining the Interaction Between Neural and Psychological Changes in Nicotine Addiction Patients.
26: Interactions of Alcohol and Nicotine: CNS Sites and Contributions to Their Co-abuse.
27: Role of Basal Forebrain in Nicotine Alcohol Co-abuse.
28: Chronic and Acute Nicotine Exposure Versus Placebo in Smokers and Nonsmokers: A Systematic Review of Resting-State fMRI Studies.
Drugs of Abuse and Brain Structure and Function.
29: Novel Psychoactive Substances: A New Behavioral and Mental Health Threat.
30: Cholesterol and Caffeine Modulate Alcohol Actions on Cerebral Arteries and Brain.
31: Sleep, Caffeine, and Physical Activity in Older Adults.
32: Ketamine: Neurotoxicity and Neurobehavioral Disorders.
33: Left/Right Hemispheric “Unbalance” Model in Addiction.