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The Role of Neuroplasticity in the Response to Drugs

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 78 [Printed in 1987]

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External Factors Influencing Brain Development-----1
Bruce S. McEwen

Rearrangement of Synapses During Development-----15
Jeff W. Lichtman

Drug-Vulnerable Events in Neuronal Development: Implications for the Selection of Test Methodologies-----30
Linda Patia Spear

Alcohol and Brain Development-----45
James R. West, Charles R. Goodlett, and Sandra J. Kelly

Endogenous Opioids, Opioid Receptors, and Neuronal Development-----61
Ian S. Zagon

Endocrine Consequences of Perinatal Methadone Exposure-----72
Cynthia Kuhn, Lisa Bero, Diane Zgnar, Scott Lurie, and Elizabeth Field

Cellular Mechanisms of Noradrenergic Enhancement of Long-Term Synaptic Potentiation in Hippocampus-----95
Daniel Johnston, William F. Hopkins, and Richard Gray

Neuronal Adaptation in the Hippocampus Induced by Long-Term Ethanol Exposure-----108
Don W. Walker and Bruce E. Hunter

Amphetamine Changes Neostriatal Morphology-----132
Philip M. Groves, Lawrence J. Ryan, and Jean C. Linder

Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-Dependent Alterations in Brain Structure-----143
Philip W. Landfield

Mechanisms of Tolerance to Opiates in Locus Coeruleus Neurons-----158
Macdonald J. Christie, John T. Williams, and R. Alan North

Cholinergic Modulation of Sensory Responses in Cerebral Cortex-----169
John P. Donoghue

Control of the Neuronal Receptive Field in Somatosensory Cortex-----189
Robert W. Dykes

List of NIDA Research Monographs-----206

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