Alcohol and the Addictive Brain

Product Number: EB00574697
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781451602289
Publisher: Free Press
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Description

An understanding of the nature and progression of alcohol addiction has emerged: alcoholism as the result of an imbalance in the brain's natural production of neurotransmitters critical to our sense of wellbeing. This imbalance, which an increasing amount of evidence is demonstrating to be genetically influenced, produces a craving temporarily satisfied by drinking. Alcohol and the Addictive Brain is an account of the scientific discoveries concerning alcoholism.

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Author(s): Kenneth Blum
Original Publish Date: Jun 15, 2010

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