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Module Reading List

Drug Addiction, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Amanda Harrison
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lists of journal articles for each topic will be provided on lecture slides.

A good textbook to cover the biological aspects of addiction is:
Koob, G.F. & Le Moal, M. (2006) Neurobiology of addiction London: Elsevier Academic

Other books for general information:

Robbins, T.W., Everitt, B.J. & Nutt, D.J.(Eds) (2010) The neurobiology of addiction : new vistas. Oxford; New York; Oxford University Press.

Kringelbach ML and Berridge KC (2010) Pleasures of the brain. Oxford University Press

Introductory Textbooks that help to introduce some of the basic issues follow:
Levinthal C.F. (2013) Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society (8th Ed). Boston: Pearson.

Brick J. and C. K. Erickson C.K (2013) Drugs, the brain, and behavior : the pharmacology ofsubstance use disorders (2nd Ed).New York; London; Routledge

This list was last updated on 23/01/2020