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Title Drugs for relapse prevention of alcoholism / edited by R. Spanagel and K.F. Mann
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser Verlag, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations
Series Milestones in drug therapy
Milestones in drug therapy.
Contents History of prevention of relapse -- How to measure relapse in animals -- How to measure relapse in humans -- Disulfiram (Antabuse®): the first medication to stop drinking -- Naltrexone: preclinical data -- Naltrexone: clinical data -- Acamprosate: preclinical data -- Acamprosate: clinical data -- Serotonergic compounds: preclinical data -- Serotonergic compounds: clinical data -- Opioidergic compounds: preclinical data -- Second generation opioidergic compounds: clinical data -- Dopaminergic compounds: preclinical data -- Dopaminergic compounds: clinical data -- Baclofen: preclinical data -- Baclofen: clinical data -- Cannabinoid receptor antagonists: a perspective -- Neuropeptide Y antagonists: a perspective -- Glutamatergic compounds: a perspective -- Future perspectives on relapse prevention
Summary "This book gives a comprehensive overview about different neurotransmitter/peptide systems involved in craving and relapse behavior and critically describes the clinical application of new anti-craving and anti-relapse compounds. The editors compiled the most recent available preclinical and clinical data, offering a thorough picture on modern relapse prevention. Undoubtedly, this book sets out to provide an all-encompassing overview about the topic, which will be of interest to the preclinical researcher, the clinician as well as to the patient who wants to learn more."--Jacket
Analysis farmacologie
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Alcoholism -- Relapse -- Chemotherapy
Alcoholism -- drug therapy
Alcohol Deterrents -- therapeutic use
Therapies, Investigational
Secondary Prevention
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- Alcoholism.
Alcoholism -- drug therapy.
Alcohol Deterrents -- therapeutic use.
Recurrence -- prevention & control.
Therapies, Investigational.
Alcoholism -- Relapse -- Chemotherapy.
Sciences de la vie.
Alkoholentwöhnungsmittel -- Alkoholismus -- Rezidiv -- Prävention.
Alkoholismus -- Alkoholentwöhnungsmittel -- Rezidiv -- Prävention.
Rezidiv -- Alkoholentwöhnungsmittel -- Alkoholismus -- Prävention.
Prävention -- Alkoholentwöhnungsmittel -- Alkoholismus -- Rezidiv.
Form Electronic book
Author Spanagel, R. (Rainer), 1961-
Mann, K. (Karl), 1948-
ISBN 9783764373054