Mechanisms of alcohol-nicotine interactions: Alcoholics versus smokers

T. Narahashi*, B. Söderpalm, M. Ericson, P. Olausson, J. A. Engel, X. Zhang, A. Nordberg, W. Marszalec, G. L. Aistrup, L. G. Schmidt, U. Kalouti, M. Smolka, L. Hedlund

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2000 ISBRA Meeting in Yokohama, Japan. The chairs were Toshio Narahashi and Bo Söderpalm. The presentations were (1) Nicotinic mechanisms and ethanol reinforcement: Behavioral and neurochemical studies, by Bo Söderpalm, M. Ericson, P. Olausson, and J. A. Engel; (2) Chronic nicotine and ethanol: Differential regulation in gene expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits, by X. Zhang and A. Nordberg; (3) Nicotine-ethanol interactions at neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, by Toshio Narahashi, William Marszalec, and Gary L. Aistrup; (4) Relapse prevention in alcoholics by cigarette smoking? Treatment outcome in an observational study with acamprosate, by L.G. Schmidt, U. Kalouti, M. Smolka, and M. Soyka; and (5) Effect of nicotine on voluntary ethanol intake and development of alcohol dependence in male rats, by L. Hedlund and G. Wahlström.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152S-156S
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number5 SUPPL.
StatePublished - 2001


  • Acamprosate
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Ethanol
  • Nicotine
  • Nicotine-Ethanol Interactions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology


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