Module introduction

Learning outcomes


By the end of this module you should be able to demonstrate a clear knowledge of :


  • how different neuroimaging techniques can be used to characterise the neurobiology of alcohol


  • the effects of alcohol on brain function and structure


  • the key neurotransmitter systems that modulate the acute effects of alcohol


  • the neuroadaptions that occur following chronic alcohol consumption


  • how the different therapeutic drugs for alcoholism interact with different neurotransmitter systems.




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