Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction
by Cynthia M Kuhn, George F Koob
Publisher: CRC Press 2010
Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by a distinguished international team of contributors who are authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available and emerging approaches used to investigate the biologic mechanisms of drug addiction.
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