Nicotine Psychopharmacology


ISBN: 978-3-540-69246-1 (Print) 978-3-540-69248-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Nicotine and Tobacco Consumption: Measurement and Trends

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-28

      Global Patterns of Nicotine and Tobacco Consumption

    2. Chapter

      Pages 29-60

      Nicotine Chemistry, Metabolism, Kinetics and Biomarkers

    3. Chapter

      Pages 61-82

      Nicotine Content and Delivery Across Tobacco Products

  3. Nicotine Pharmacology and Mechanisms of Action

    1. Chapter

      Pages 85-112

      The Road to Discovery of Neuronal Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptor Subtypes

    2. Chapter

      Pages 113-143

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Cigarette Smoking

    3. Chapter

      Pages 145-171

      In vivo Brain Imaging of Human Exposure to Nicotine and Tobacco

    4. Chapter

      Pages 173-207

      Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Action of Nicotine in the CNS

    5. Chapter

      Pages 209-233

      The Neuronal Pathways Mediating the Behavioral and Addictive Properties of Nicotine

    6. Chapter

      Pages 235-259

      Molecular Genetics of Nicotine Metabolism

    7. Chapter

      Pages 261-291

      Sex Differences in Nicotine Action

  4. Nicotine Psychopharmacology

    1. Chapter

      Pages 295-333

      Recognising Nicotine: The Neurobiological Basis of Nicotine Discrimination

    2. Chapter

      Pages 335-367

      Effects of Nicotine in Experimental Animals and Humans: An Update on Addictive Properties

    3. Chapter

      Pages 369-400

      Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Nicotine in Humans

    4. Chapter

      Pages 401-434

      Rodent Models of Nicotine Withdrawal Syndrome

  5. Approaches, Challenges, and Experience in Assessing Free Nicotine

    1. Chapter

      Pages 437-456

      Approaches, Challenges, and Experience in Assessing Free Nicotine

    2. Chapter

      Pages 457-485

      Tobacco Industry Manipulation of Nicotine Dosing

    3. Chapter

      Pages 487-510

      Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Dependence

    4. Chapter

      Pages 511-534

      Nicotine Psychopharmacology: Policy and Regulatory

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 535-544