New Concepts of Psychostimulants Induced Neurotoxicity

New Concepts of Psychostimulants Induced Neurotoxicity

Hardback International Review of Neurobiology

Edited by Hari Shanker Sharma

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  • Publisher: Academic Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 472 pages
  • Dimensions: 157mm x 231mm x 30mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 8 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego
  • ISBN 10: 0123745047
  • ISBN 13: 9780123745040

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Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research. With recent advancements in new knowledge, it has become evident that psychostimulants and related drugs of abuse are influencing our central nervous system (CNS) remarkably and could alter their function for a longtime. This volume is the first to focus on substance abuse induced brain pathology in the widest sense as it covers alterations in neuronal, glial and endothelial cell functions under the influence of acute or chronic usage of substance abuse.

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Table of contents

1. Effects of psychostimulants on neurotrophins: implications for psychostimulant-induced neurotoxicity. Francesco Angelucci, Italy. 2. Dopamine-Induced Behavioral Changes and Oxidative Stress in Methamphetamine-induced Neurotoxicity. Taizo Kita, Japan 3. Molecular bases of methamphetamine-induced neurodegeneration. Jean Lud Cadet, USA 4. Ethanol alters the physiology of neuron-glia communication. Antonio González , Spian 5. Therapeutic targeting of "DARPP-32" a key signaling molecule in the dopiminergic pathway for the treatment of opiate addiction. Supriya D. Mahajan , USA 6. Mechanisms of action for bupropion and diethylpropion at the brain, cellular, and molecular levels. Hugo R. Arias, Mexico 7. Dosing time-dependent actions of psychostimulants. H. Manev, USA 8. Methamphetamine induced neurotoxicity. Eugene Kiyatkin, USA 9. Serotonin modulating AP compounds attenuate morphine withdrawal induced neurotoxicity. Torbjörn Lundstedt, Sweden 10. Methamphetamine and the blood-brain barrier. Ali SF, USA 11. Morphine induced heat shock protein expression. Relevance to Neurotoxicity and Neurorepair. Dafin Muresanu, Romania 12. Psychotimulants and the blood-CSF barrier. Conrad Johanson, USA 13. MDMA induces blood-brain barrier disruption and neurotoxicity, Hari S Sharma, Sweden 14. Temperature, stress and MDMA neurotoxicity, James O'Callaghan, USA 15. Amphetamine substitute and neuronal activation. D Miller, USA 16. Cannabinoid receptors and the pathology of drug abuse, E. Onaivi, USA 17. Nanoparticles influence Morphine dependece and withdrawal. Hari S Sharma 18. Neuropharmacological profile of GHB abuse, T J Maher, USA 19. Histamine modulation in morphine dependence and withdrawal. Ranjana Patnaik, Varanasi, India 20. Morphine dependence and withdrawal influences spinal cord injury induced neurotoxicity. Amit K Ray, Varanasi, India 21. Neurochemical and microvascular reactions during morphine dependence and withdrawal. Mark A Smith, USA.