Neuroscience of Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence

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Neuroscience of Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN/ASIN: 9241562358
ISBN-13: 9789241562355
Number of pages: 286

Authoritative summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors. The report focuses on a wide range of psychoactive substances, including tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs. New developments in neuroscience research are discussed, as well the ethical implications of these developments.

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