Special Issue "Neurophysiological, Neuroimaging, and Neuropsychological Predictors of Human Alcoholism and Risk"
A special issue of Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2022 | Viewed by 15283
It is my great pleasure to invite you to contribute an article to a Special Issue on "Neurophysiological, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological predictors of human alcoholism and risk". Over the last several decades, brain electrophysiological measures, such as Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Event-Related Potentials/Oscillations (ERP/ERO), as well as neuroimaging and neuropsychological measures have immensely contributed to our understanding of neural mechanisms underlying various psychiatric disorders, including alcohol use disorder (AUD). This Special Issue will feature articles that explore the utility of these neural measures to determine the effects of alcohol use (e.g., regular drinking, social drinking, binge/heavy drinking, and chronic drinking) on brain structure and function and/or to predict risk for developing AUD and other outcomes (e.g., other drug use and externalizing/internalizing traits) across various demographic characteristics (age, gender, ethnicity, etc.). Although this Special Issue will be primarily focused on Neurophysiological, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological studies, other related methods and applications (e.g., MEG and neurofeedback, brain stimulation, neurogenetics, etc.) in alcoholism will also be considered for publication. We also intend to publish a few articles dedicated to a systematic review and/or a meta-analysis that addresses a specific topic of neural measures in alcoholism (e.g., ERP findings in binge drinkers, fMRI findings in chronic AUD, functional connectivity predictors of risk to develop alcohol use disorder, etc.) as part of this Special Issue. The authors may choose the specific topic from their area of expertise. The journal Behavioral Sciences has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. For an overview of manuscript preparation and submission, authors are advised to refer to the "Instructions for Authors" at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/behavsci/instructions.
Dr. Chella Kamarajan
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- electroencephalogram (EEG)
- event-related potential (ERP)
- event-related oscillation (ERO)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)
- Functional MRI (fMRI)
- functional connectivity
- Resting state networks
- spectral Power
- frequency bands
- signal Processing
- current source density (CSD)
- Fourier transform
- wavelet transform
- time-frequency representation
- alcohol use disorder (AUD)
- binge drinking
- social drinking
- heavy drinking
- chronic drinking
- children/offspring of alcoholics
- high-risk individuals
- Family history
- externalizing traits/disorders
- internalizing traits/disorders
- cognitive processing
- affective processing
- attentional processing
- reward processing
- linguistic processing