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biology of alcoholism

biology of alcoholism

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Benjamin Kissin and Henri Begleiter.
ContributionsKissin, Benjamin., Begleiter, Henri.
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Open LibraryOL20850885M

Coverage includes the origins of alcohol and the discovery of alcoholism as a medical disease; the biology of alcoholism and its effects on the body; and current diagnostic and treatment methods for alcoholism. In addition, the book explores the effects on society of such alcoholism-related problems as domestic abuse, fetal alcohol syndrome. The Biology of Alcoholism. Overview of attention for book Table of Contents. Altmetric Badge. Book Overview. Altmetric Badge. Chapter 1 Effects of Alcohol on the Neuron Altmetric Badge. Chapter 2 Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disorders Associated with Alcoholism Altmetric Badge.

Alcohol Addiction: A Molecular Biology Perspective Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Current Medicinal Chemistry 22(6) December . This book covers many aspects of the biology of NMDARs: their role in controlling structure and function of synapses and neurons during early development; how overstimulation of NMDARs results in excitotoxicity and contributes to several progressive brain disorders, including Huntington’s disease; the newly discovered and intriguing interactions of NMDARs and Cited by:

Professionals and those in the scientific community tell us that "alcoholism is a medical condition." Alcoholism is a condition of mind and body. An abnormal physical reaction to alcohol -- which produces a phenomenon of craving -- and a mental obsession for alcohol. Alcoholic Self-Test using The Big Book — This study of the book. Decreased volume of the brain reward system in alcoholism. - Makris et al. - Biol Psychiatry, Amygdala volume associated with alcohol abuse relapse and craving. - Wrase et al. - Am J Psychiatry., Hyperhomocysteinemia as a new risk factor for brain shrinkage in patients with alcoholism. - Bleich et al. - Neurosci Lett.,


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The brain is the most dynamic and complex organ in our bodies. The brain's proper functioning ensures our very survival. When our brains functions well, we are constantly adapting to our environment (our surroundings).

Ironically, it is the brain's ability to be so adaptive that contributes to the formation of addiction. Alcoholism causes. If this is true, then probably most of this book has validity.

With this volume on the treatment and rehabilitation of the chronic alco­ holic, we bring to completion our five-volume series, The Biology of Alcoholism. As the title of the present volume indicates, we have departed from our original intention to deal solely with biological.

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Edition by Benjamin Kissin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Benjamin Kissin Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Alcoholism is a uniquely human condition.

Although some forms of alcohol dependence can be induced experimentally in a variety of laboratory animals, the complete spectrum of alcoholism with all of its physical, psychological, and social implications occurs. Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine.

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Chronic Alcoholism Prolonged use of alcohol can lead to compensatory mechanisms for the depressed normal nervous system activity. The nervous system tends to "work harder" to maintain equilibrium and therefore, upon withdrawal of alcohol, the nervous system may experience excessive excitement which may lead to convulsions, seizures, and ultimately.

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