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Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal I

Experimental Studies

  • Milton M. Gross

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 35)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Basic Mechanisms of Tolerance and Physical Dependence

  3. Biochemical Aspects

  4. Experimental Studies in Animals

  5. Experimental Studies of Sleep

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. B. K. Lester, O. H. Rundell, L. C. Cowden, H. L. Williams
      Pages 261-279
    3. M. M. Gross, D. R. Goodenough, Meena Nagarajan, J. M. Hastey
      Pages 291-304
    4. Steven J. Wolin
      Pages 305-319
    5. Milton M. Gross
      Pages 321-330
  6. Human Experimental Studies (Excluding Sleep)

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 415-422

About this book

Introduction

The contributions to this volume clearly indicate the momentum, quality, liveliness and diversity of the research effort being di­ rected toward deepening our understanding of tqe alcohol withdrawal syndrome. This area of study has gained increasing interest and attention to the point where it seemed reasonable to devote a spe­ cial section to it at the 30th International Congress for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Amsterdam in September, 1972. Our goal was to share our most recent findings and stimulate others to join in the effort. With few exceptions, the papers in this publication present new data. It had been hoped that the volume would appear by the end of 1972. However, the eagerness of many of the contributors to extend their investigations made this target date impossible. Several of the papers were not presented in the section but were presented elsewhere in the Congress. However, because of their particular relevance to the topic they have been included with the generous consent of the authors.

Keywords

Biotransformation Hypothalamus Syndrom alcohol alcoholism alkaloids attention drug ethanol memory metabolism neurotransmitter psychosis research toxicity

Editors and affiliations

  • Milton M. Gross
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryDownstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-3234-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1973
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-3236-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-3234-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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