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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860360084
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 633
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.65 (h) x 1.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Dramatis personae
Chronology of interviews
1 Therese Lemperiere: In the beginning in Paris 1
2 Len Cook: Pharmacology, behaviour and chlorpromazine 17
3 Paul Janssen: From haloperidol to risperidone 39
4 Joseph Brady: The evolution of behavioural pharmacology 71
5 Roland Kuhn: From imipramine to levoprotiline: the discovery of antidepressants 93
6 Max Lurie: The enigma of isoniazid 119
7 Louis Lasagna: Back to the future: evaluation and drug development 1948-1998 135
8 Linford Rees: The place of clinical trials in the development of psychopharmacology 167
9 Joel Elkes: Towards footings in a new science: psychopharmacology, receptors and the pharmacy within 183
10 Leo Hollister: From hypertension to psychopharmacology - a serendipitous career 215
11 Michael Shepherd: Psychopharmacology: specific and non-specific 237
12 Mogens Schou: Lithium 259
13 George Simpson: Clinical psychopharmacology 285
14 Gerald Curzon: From neurochemistry to neuroscience 307
15 Leslie Iversen: Neuroscience and drug development 325
16 Jeff Watkins: Excitatory amino acids: from basic science to therapeutic applications 351
17 Irving Gottesman: Predisposed towards predispositions 377
18 Juan Lopez-Ibor: Personality, disease and psychopharmacology 409
19 Oakley Ray: A psychologist in American neuropsychopharmacology 435
20 David Wheatley: The foundation of the British Association for Psychopharmacology 455
21 Ian Stolerman: Behavioural pharmacology 475
22 Per Bech: Measurement and organisation in psychopharmacology 499
23 Myrna Weissman: Gerald Klerman and psychopharmacotherapy 521
24 Isaac Marks: Marketing the evidence 543
25 Vagn Pedersen and Klaus Bogeso: Drug hunting 561
26 Roger Pinder: Approaching rationality? 581
27 Paul Leber: Managing uncertainty 607
Author index 623
Subject index 630
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