The Addicted Brain

The Addicted Brain

Why We Abuse Drugs, Alcohol, and Nicotine

Book - 2011
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"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.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, [2011]
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780132542500
Branch Call Number: 616.860651 K9611a 2011
Characteristics: xiii, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Starting with the basics of brain function and chemistry, learn the details of how addiction happens and the short and long term effects of addiction on the brain and behavior.

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