The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction

The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction

by Norman S. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387973834

ISBN-13: 9780387973838

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction is designed to assist the practitioner in the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and addiction in clini-
cal practice. Cogent step-by-step formulae forconceptuali-
zing alcohol- and drug-related problems characterize each chapter. Specific syndromes and simple detoxification

Overview

The Pharmacology of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse and Addiction is designed to assist the practitioner in the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and addiction in clini-
cal practice. Cogent step-by-step formulae forconceptuali-
zing alcohol- and drug-related problems characterize each chapter. Specific syndromes and simple detoxification sche-
dules are described and discussed within an instructional framework aimed at providing answers to a wide range of cli-
nical problems. Topics explored include the psychiatric con-
sequences of alcohol and drugs of abuse and addiction; the neurochemistry of tolerance, dependence, and addiction;
long-term recovery from the pharmacological effects of addiction to alcohol and drugs;

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387973838
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction To The Pharmacological Effects Of Alcohol And Drugs And Addiction On The Brain And Behavior.- 2 The Behavioral Concepts Of Abuse And Addiction In Diagnosis.- 3 The Neurochemistry Of Tolerance, Dependence, And Addiction.- 4 Suicide In Alcoholism And Drug Addiction.- 5 The Genetics Of Alcoholism.- 6 The Medical Consequences Of Alcohol And Drugs Of Abuse And Addiction.- 7 The Psychiatric Consequences Of Alcohol And Drugs Of Abuse And Addiction.- 8 The Pharmacology Of Alcohol And Drugs And Sexual Responsivity.- 9 The Pharmacology Of Alcohol.- 10 The Pharmacology Of Amphetamines.- 11 The Pharmacology Of Anabolic-Androgen Steroids.- 12 The Pharmacology Of Benzodiazepines.- 13 The Pharmacology Of Cocaine.- 14 The Pharmacology Of Hallucinogens And Designer Drugs.- 15 The Pharmacology Of Inhalants And Volatile Solvents.- 16 The Pharmacology Of Marijuana (Cannabis).- 17 The Pharmacology Of Multiple Drug And Alcohol Addiction.- 18 The Pharmacology Of Narcotics: Natural, Semisynthetic, And Synthetic.- 19 The Pharmacology Of Nicotine.- 20 The Pharmacology Of Nonprescription Medications.- 21 The Pharmacology Of Phencyclidine.- 22 The Pharmacology Of Sedatives/Hypnotics.- 23 The Pharmacology Of Interactions Between Medical And Psychiatric Drugs.- 24 The Pharmacology Of Drug Testing: Indications And Methodology 291.- 25 The Pharmacological Treatment Of The Acute Intoxication And Detoxification Of Alcohol And Drugs Of Abuse And Addiction.- 26 The Pharmacology Of Abstinence.- 27 The Nonpharmacological Treatment Of Abuse And Addiction To Alcohol And Drugs.- 28 The Prevention Of Abuse And Addiction To Alcohol And Drugs.

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