Category : Neurology Psychiatrics
By Nicholas W. Gilpin
Neurocircuitry of Addiction focuses on common neural circuits that underly the effects of addictive substances, providing a more holistic view of how these agents produce their effects. This book is organized by brain circuits and their role in addiction, including ventral tegmental area (VTA) circuits, striatal circuits, prefrontal cortical (PFC) circuits, extended amygdala circuits, neuroendocrine circuits, and circadian circuits. It includes a foreword by renowned experts Dr. George Koob (Director of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ) and Dr. Nora Volkow (the Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse).According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services of America, approximately, 21 million Americans are addicted to at least one substance, and about 20% of Americans who have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety disorder also have substance use disorder.
- Publisher : Academic Press; 1st edition (December 16, 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 558 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0128234539
- ISBN-13 : 978-0128234532