Alcoholism and neuropeptides: an update.

  title={Alcoholism and neuropeptides: an update.},
  author={Michael Scott Cowen and Andrew J Lawrence},
  journal={CNS & neurological disorders drug targets},
  volume={5 2},
As with other addictions, human alcoholism is characterised as a chronically relapsing condition. Consequently, the "holy grail" from a therapeutic viewpoint is the development of clinically effective, safe drugs that promote high compliance rates and prevent relapse. Here we discuss the potential of therapeutics targeting neuropeptide systems implicated in… CONTINUE READING