Essential Fatty Acids and Phospholipids as Drugs in the Treatment of Alcoholism
This chapter will focus on the potential use of lipids and phospholipids as therapeutic agents in treating alcoholism, and on behavioral, biochemical and physiological interactions between alcohol, essential fatty acids, and prostaglandins. The rationale for these approaches is based on alcohol’s effects on membrane fluidity, lipid metabolism, and prostaglandin synthesis.
KeywordsEssential Fatty Acid Chloral Hydrate Alcohol Withdrawal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
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