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The Resource The addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine, Michael J. Kuhar

The addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine, Michael J. Kuhar

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The addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine
Title
The addicted brain
Title remainder
why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Kuhar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Addiction destroys lives. In The Addicted Brain, a leading neuroscientist explains how and why this happens--and presents advances in treatment and prevention. Using breathtaking brain imagery and other research, Michael Kuhar, Ph. D., shows the powerful, long-term brain changes that drugs can cause, revealing why it can be so difficult for addicts to escape their grip."--P. [4] of jacket
Summary
A scientific explanation of addiction by a leading neuroscientist looks at how and why people become addicts and discusses advances in prevention and treatment
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10094791
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DLC
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Kuhar, Michael J
Dewey number
616.86
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Substance abuse
  • Brain
  • Substance abuse
Target audience
adult
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why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine
Label
The addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine, Michael J. Kuhar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 What's in This Book, and Why Should I Read It? -- ch. 2 Hardwired: What Animals Tell Us About the Human Desire for Drugs -- ch. 3 Feeling Good: The Brain's Own Reward System -- ch. 4 The ABCs of Drug Action in the Brain -- ch. 5 The Dark Side Develops! -- ch. 6 Why Are Drugs So Powerful? -- ch. 7 The Brain Is Changed---For a Long Time! -- ch. 8 Could I Become an Addict? -- ch. 9 Stress, Social Status, and Drugs -- ch. 10 Gambling, Sex, and Food -- ch. 11 What Else Do Drugs Do to Me? -- ch. 12 Women and Adolescents -- ch. 13 Treatment: How Do I Get Better? -- ch. 14 What Does the Future Hold?
Control code
000047693865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780132542500
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine, Michael J. Kuhar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 What's in This Book, and Why Should I Read It? -- ch. 2 Hardwired: What Animals Tell Us About the Human Desire for Drugs -- ch. 3 Feeling Good: The Brain's Own Reward System -- ch. 4 The ABCs of Drug Action in the Brain -- ch. 5 The Dark Side Develops! -- ch. 6 Why Are Drugs So Powerful? -- ch. 7 The Brain Is Changed---For a Long Time! -- ch. 8 Could I Become an Addict? -- ch. 9 Stress, Social Status, and Drugs -- ch. 10 Gambling, Sex, and Food -- ch. 11 What Else Do Drugs Do to Me? -- ch. 12 Women and Adolescents -- ch. 13 Treatment: How Do I Get Better? -- ch. 14 What Does the Future Hold?
Control code
000047693865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780132542500
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.

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