Neurobiological processes in alcohol addiction

A. D. Lê, K. Kiianmaa, Christopher Cunningham, J. A. Engel, M. Ericson, B. Söderpalm, G. F. Koob, A. J. Roberts, F. Weiss, P. Hyytiä, S. Janhunen, J. Mikkola, P. Bäckström, I. Ponomarev, John Jr Crabbe

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the ISBRA Meeting in Yokohama, Japan. The chairs were A. D. Lê and K. Kiianmaa. The presentations were (1) Alcohol reward and aversion, by C. L. Cunningham; (2) The role of sensitization of neuronal mechanisms in ethanol self-administration, by J. A. Engel, M. Ericson, and B. Söderpalm; (3) Alcohol self-administration in dependent animals: Neurobiological mechanisms, by G. F. Koob, A. J. Roberts, and F. Weiss; (4) Stress and relapse to alcohol, by A. D. Lê; (5) Alcohol-preferring AA and alcohol-avoiding ANA rats differ in locomotor activation induced by repeated morphine injections, by P. Hyytiä, S. Janhunen, J. Mikkola, P. Bäckström, and K. Kiianmaa; and (6) Initial sensitivity and acute functional tolerance to the hypnotic effects of ethanol in mice genetically selected for mild and severe ethanol withdrawal convulsions, by I. Ponomarev and J. C. Crabbe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number5 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes



  • Alcohol Aversion
  • Alcohol Reward
  • Dependence
  • Ethanol Withdrawal
  • Morphine
  • Neuroadaptation
  • Relapse
  • Stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology

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Lê, A. D., Kiianmaa, K., Cunningham, C., Engel, J. A., Ericson, M., Söderpalm, B., ... Crabbe, J. J. (2001). Neurobiological processes in alcohol addiction. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25(5 SUPPL.).