Emerging Targets for Drug Addiction Treatment


Juan Canales (Editor)
Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Series: Substance Abuse Assessment, Interventions and Treatment
BISAC: PSY038000

In this book the editor presents a collection of state-of-the-art, authoritative overviews in the field of treatment for drug and behavioral addictions. Both clinical and basic research perspectives are integrated in the book, covering recent findings in the field of stimulant, cannabis and opioid abuse, as well as non-drug addictions, with an emphasis in novel pharmacological interventions and potential receptor targets recently identified. The intended audience of this exciting selection is broad, encompassing clinicians, researchers and graduate students who seek advanced knowledge and up-to-date information in this rapidly moving field of enquiry. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Pharmacological Treatments for Cocaine Addiction
(Laurent Karila)

2. Stimulants: Neuroimaging and Treatments
(Joanne C. Lin and Bruce R. Russell)
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3. Immunotherapeutic Vaccines for Substance Abuse
(Frank M. Orson, Berma M. Kinsey, Muthu Ramakrishnan, Angel Lopez and Xiaoyun Shen)

4. Developments in Optimizing Treatment of Opioid Addiction: A Short Overview
(Ambros A. Uchtenhagen)

5. Cannabis Use Disorder: Epidemiology, Management And Future Directions
(Wendy Swift and Jan Copeland)

6. Psychosocial and Pharmacological Treatments for Behavioral Addictions
(David M. Ledgerwood and Megha D. Patel)

7. Atypical Dompamine Transporter Inhibitors: Candidates for the Treatment of Pyschostimulant Addiction
(Clara Velázquez-Sánchez and Juan J. Canales)

8. Looking For Cannabinoid-Based Therapies For Drug Addiction
Kora Bühler and Jose Antonio López Moreno

9. The Role Of Metabotropic Glutamate 5 Receptor In Drug Addiction
Jee Hyun Kim & Andrew Lawrence

10. Targeting Trace Amine-Associated Recepters in the Treatment of Drug Addiction
(Florent G. Revel, Marius C. Hoener, J. Renau-Piqueras and Juan J. Canales)


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