Alcohol, Neurotransmitter Systems, and Behavior

@article{Chastain2006AlcoholNS,
  title={Alcohol, Neurotransmitter Systems, and Behavior},
  author={G. Chastain},
  journal={The Journal of General Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={133},
  pages={329 - 335}
}
  • G. Chastain
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Journal of General Psychology
  • Alcohol affects several neurotransmitter systems within the brain. In this article, the author describes its effects on 5 major ones: glutamate, gamma-amino-butyric acid (GABA), dopamine, serotonin, and opioid systems. The author also notes the interactions and interdependencies of these transmitters, and provides details on both immediate effects and long-term adaptations. Last, the author explains several psychopharmacological treatments for alcoholism and the effects of these treatments on… CONTINUE READING
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