Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of physiological, biochemical, and genetic pathways underlying drug addiction, and resultant efforts to develop novel treatment strategies dealing with drug addiction and other CNS disorders where the neurophysiological processes overlap, such as treatment of pain. The volume focuses on the translation of fundamental addiction research to a variety of treatments and brings together scientists with wide ranging expertise.... fortuitous discovery that the antitubercular drug iproniazid, which functioned as an inhibitor of monoamine oxidase the enzyme responsible for breaking down 5- HT, had mood- elevating effects.2 Subsequently, compounds with antihistamineanbsp;...

Title:Drug Addiction
Author:Rao S. Rapaka, Wolfgang Sadée
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-06-19


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