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Julien's Primer of Drug Action
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In its 40th anniversary edition, A Primer of Drug Action continues to evolve side by side with the field it covers, drawing on the expertise of its authors in medicine, basic science, and clinical science to offer the most current and comprehensive guide to psychopharmacology available.


Contents:

PART I: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF DRUG ACTION 1. The Neuron, Synaptic Transmission, and Neurotransmitters 2. Pharmacokinetics: How the Body Handles Drugs 3. Pharmacodynamics: How Drugs Act PART II: PHARMACOLOGY OF DRUGS OF ABUSE 4. Neurobiology of Addiction 5. Ethyl Alcohol and the Inhalants of Abuse 6. Stimulants Part 1: Caffeine and Nicotine 7. Stimulants Part 2: Cocaine, Amphetamine, NonAmphetamine Stimulants 8. Hallucinogens 9. Cannabinoids 10. Opioids PART III: DRUGS USED TO TREAT PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 11. Antipsychotic Drugs: Major Tranquilizers to Thymic Stabilizers 12. Antidepressant Drugs 13. Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Medications 14. Drugs Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder PART IV: SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND INTEGRATION 15. Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 16. Geriatric Psychopharmacology 17. Integration Chapter 17 Appendix: Quick Reference to Psychotropic Medications


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ISBN-13: 9781464111716
Publisher: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Publication date: April, 2014
Pages: 704
Weight: 887g
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Subcategories: Pharmacology

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