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The Role of Neuropeptides in Addiction and Disorders of Excessive Consumption: Volume 136
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The Role of Neuropeptides in Addiction and Disorders of Excessive Consumption, Volume 137 provides an overview of the top candidate neuropeptides in the modulation of alcohol and drug abuse, also covering eating disorders and obesity. Topics covered in this latest release include Corticotropin Releasing Factor (CRF) and Addictive Behaviors, Dynorphin/Kappa Opioid Receptor Signaling in Pre-clinical Models of Alcohol, Drug, and Food Addiction, The Role of Ghrelin Signaling in Additive Behaviors, The Role of the Melanocortin System in Drug and Eating Disorders, Substance P and the Neurokinin-1 Receptor: The New CRH, and the Role of Neuropeptide Y (NPY) in Drug and Eating Disorders. The book uniquely highlights the overlapping central mechanisms that contribute to both drug and alcohol abuse and eating disorders.


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1. Introduction Todd E. Thiele, Ph.D. 2. Corticotropin Releasing Factor (CRF) and Addictive Behaviors Marisa Roberto, Ph.D. (mroberto@scripps.edu); Eric Zorilla, Ph.D. 3. Dynorphin/Kappa Opioid Receptor Signaling in Pre-clinical Models of Alcohol, Drug, and Food Addiction Sara Jones, Ph.D. 4. The Role of Ghrelin Signaling in Additive Behaviors Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. and Lia Zallar; Mehdi Farokhnia, M.D.; Leandro Vendruscolo, Ph.D./PharmD 5. The Role of the Melanocortin System in Drug and Eating Disorders Montserrat Navarro, Ph.D. 6. Substance P and the Neurokinin-1 Receptor: The New CRH Jesse Schank, Ph.D. and Markus Heilig, Ph.D. 7. The Role of Neuropeptide Y (NPY) in Drug and Eating Disorders Todd E. Thiele, Ph.D. 8. The Nociceptin/Orphanin FQ Receptor as a Treatment Target in States of Excessive Consumption Annika Thorsell, Ph.D. 9. Role of Orexin/Hypocretin in Ethanol and Food Overconsumption Sarah F. Leibowitz, Ph.D.; Jessica Barson, Ph.D. 10. Oxytocin in Addictions and Disorders of Excessive Consumption: A Review of Basic and Clinical Research Cort A. Pedersen, M.D. 11. Contribution of Urocortin to the Development of Excessive Drinking Andrey Ryabinin, Ph.D.; William Giardino, Ph.D.; Alfredo Zuniga


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ISBN-13: 9780128124734
Publisher: Elsevier (Academic Press Inc)
Publication date: November, 2017
Pages: 322
Weight: 571g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Neurology, Neuroscience

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