Disruption of frontocerebellar circuitry and function in alcoholism

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Feb;27(2):301-9. doi: 10.1097/01.ALC.0000052584.05305.98.


This article represents a symposium of the 2002 joint meeting of RSA and ISBRA held in San Francisco. Presentations were Neuropathology of alcohol-related cerebellar damage in humans, by Antony J. Harding; Neuropathological evidence of cerebellar damage in an animal model of alcoholism, by Roberta Pentney and Cynthia Dlugos; Understanding cortical-cerebellar circuits through neuroimaging study of chronic alcoholics, by Peter R. Martin and Mitchell H. Parks; and Functional reorganization of the brain in alcoholism: neuroimaging evidence, by John E. Desmond, S.H. Annabel Chen, Michelle R. Pryor, Eve De Rosa, Adolf Pfefferbaum, and Edith V. Sullivan.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System / diagnosis
  • Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System / pathology
  • Alcohol-Induced Disorders, Nervous System / physiopathology*
  • Animals
  • Atrophy
  • Cerebellar Diseases / diagnosis
  • Cerebellar Diseases / pathology
  • Cerebellar Diseases / physiopathology*
  • Cerebellum / pathology
  • Dendrites / pathology
  • Dendrites / physiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Frontal Lobe / pathology
  • Frontal Lobe / physiopathology*
  • Humans
  • Nerve Net / pathology
  • Nerve Net / physiopathology*
  • Purkinje Cells / pathology
  • Purkinje Cells / physiology