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Julien's Primer of Drug Action / Edition 13
     

Julien's Primer of Drug Action / Edition 13

by Claire D. Advokat, Joseph E. Comaty, Robert M. Julien, Ph.D.
 

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ISBN-10: 1464111715

ISBN-13: 9781464111716

Pub. Date: 04/04/2014

Publisher: Worth Publishers

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781464111716
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
04/04/2014
Edition description:
Thirteenth Edition
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
63,501
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part 1 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 2 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 3 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 4 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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