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Genetic Influences on Addiction An Intermediate Phenotype Approach

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ISBN-10: 0262019698

ISBN-13: 9780262019699

Edition: 2014

Authors: James MacKillop, Marcus R. Munaf�

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Although there is scientific consensus that genetic factors play a substantial rolein an individual's vulnerability to drug or alcohol addiction, specific genetic variables linked torisk or resilience remain elusive. Understanding how genetic factors contribute to addiction mayrequire focusing on intermediary mechanisms, or intermediate phenotypes, that connect geneticvariation and risk for addiction. This book offers a comprehensive review of thismechanistic-centered approach and the most promising intermediate phenotypes identified in empiricalresearch. The contributors first consider the most established findings in thefield, including variability in drug metabolism, brain…    
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Book details

List price: $10.75
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

Lane Relyea is Associate Professor and Chair of Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University and the Editor-in-Chief of Art Journal. His essays and reviews have appeared in such journals as Artforum, Parkett, Frieze, Art in America, and Flash Art.James MacKillop is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia, where he is also Associate Director of the William and Barbara Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Brown University.

Marcus R. Munaf� is Professor of Biological Psychology at the University of Bristol,UK.