“Neuroscienze delle Dipendenze: il Neuroimaging” is realized for the Department of Antidrug Policies of the Presidency of the Council of Minist… Read More
“Neuroscienze delle Dipendenze: il Neuroimaging” is realized for the Department of Antidrug Policies of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and by experts in the addiction neuroscience field, in collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
The work has been carried out also under the patronage of prestigious Italian scientific societies, among whom the Società Italiana di Neuroscienze, the Società Italiana di Neurologia (SIN), the Società Italiana Neurofisiologia Clinica (SNC), the Federazione degli Ordini dei Medici Chirurgi e Odontoiatri (FNOMCeO), the Società Italiana di Medicina Generale, the Federazione Italiana Medici Pediatri (FIMP), the Società Italiana di Tossicologia (SITOX), the Associazione Scientifica Gruppo Tossicologi Forensi Italiani (GTFI).
The book is mainly addressed to health professionals working in Addiction Departments (Drug Units and Therapeutic Communities) and reports several papers describing structural and functional abnormalities in the brain related to drug use. It also assesses brain changes in subjects with behavioral addictions (gambling, food, internet) for whom neuroimaging has documented specific traits in common with drug addiction. Read Less