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Drugs and human behavior

Author: Tibor Palfai; Henry Jankiewicz
Publisher: Madison, WI : Brown & Benchmark, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In the [book, the authors] have kept to the basic goals of the first edition. Central among them was [their] desire to produce a clear and comprehensible introductory textbook about psychoactive drugs that emphasizes science over sociology.-Pref. From this book you will learn about the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs and the mental illnesses they are used to treat.-Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tibor Palfai; Henry Jankiewicz
ISBN: 0697127133 9780697127136
OCLC Number: 35789988
Description: xvii, 539 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Psychopharmacology & the history of psychoactive drug use --
Principles of drug action: Receptors; Administration; Absorption; Distribution; Drug fate; Dosage & drug effects; Nonspecific factors --
Basics of neurobiology: Neurons; Peripheral nervous system & the spinal cord; Brain; Neurotransmitters; Drug classification --
Drugs of calming & sedation: Anxiety disorders; Alcohol; Barbiturates & general anesthetics; Anxiolytics --
Drugs for schizophrenia & mood disorders: Schizophrenia; Neuroleptics; Mood disorders & their treatments --
Drugs of use & abuse, stimulants: Amphetamine & cocaine; Amphetamine analogues & designer drugs; Xanthines; Nicotine --
Drugs of use & abuse, the opiates: History of opiates; Opiates; Opiate agonists & antagonists --
Drugs of use & abuse, hallucinogens & marijuana: Anesthetic & cholinergic hallucinogens; Adrenergic & serotonergic hallucinogens; Marijuana & hashish.
Responsibility: Tibor Palfai, Henry Jankiewicz.

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In the [book, the authors] have kept to the basic goals of the first edition. Central among them was [their] desire to produce a clear and comprehensible introductory textbook about psychoactive drugs that emphasizes science over sociology.-Pref. From this book you will learn about the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs and the mental illnesses they are used to treat.-Back cover.

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