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Author Blum, Kenneth.

Title Alcohol and the addictive brain : new hope for alcoholics from biogenetic research / Kenneth Blum ; in collaboration with James E. Payne.

Publication Info. New York : Free Press, [1991]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  616.86 BLU c.2  Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.861 B658AL    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-287) and index.
Contents From stigma to solutions -- Alcoholism: a legacy of pain for alcoholics, families, and society -- Self-help approaches to treatment: alcoholics anonymous -- Biopsychic approaches to treatment: frustration and progress -- The neuron: a primer of brain function -- Science and the disease concept -- The biochemistry of alcoholism: early clues -- The opiate connection -- Poppies of the brain -- Malfunction of the reward messengers -- Toward a craving model -- The reward cascade -- Alcogenes -- The addictive brain: hope for a cure.
Subject Alcoholism -- Genetic aspects.
Brain -- Effect of drugs on.
Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Alcoholism -- Treatment.
Alcoholism -- Prevention.
Ethanol -- adverse effects.
Ethanol -- pharmacology.
Alcoholism -- genetics.
Brain -- drug effects.
Added Author Payne, James E.
ISBN 0029037018: $24.95
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