Neurobiological Complications of Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Evelien Rooke, Douglas Steele, Thomas Gilbertson (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Alcohol and substance misuse can cause a range of neurobiological disturbances. These may result from acute intoxication, following chronic misuse or drug withdrawal. This chapter will address these disturbances on a drug by drug basis. Relevant epidemiology and neurobiolog-ical mechanisms of action will also be described
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTextbook of Addiction Treatment
    Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives
    EditorsNady el-Guebaly, Giuseppe Carrà, Marc Galanter, Alexander M. Baldacchino
    Place of PublicationSwitzerland
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Electronic)9783030363918
    ISBN (Print)9783030363901
    Publication statusPublished - 2021


    • Neurology
    • Alcohol
    • Sedatives
    • Stimulants
    • Opiates
    • Hallucinogens


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