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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