ISBN-10:
044420525X
ISBN-13:
9780444205254
Pub. Date:
10/16/1998
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Designer Drugs Directory / Edition 1

Designer Drugs Directory / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780444205254
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/16/1998
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Karel Valter (Ph.D 1990) is a consultant in chemistry and toxicology of drugs of abuse. Previously, he was a Research Chemist at Saute, Inc. (a subsidiary of Hofmann La Roche, Inc.) and Sapos, Inc. in Geneva

Philippe Arrizabalaga (Dr.Sc. 1984) is director of Ecotox and head of the section of general toxicology. He is professor of French universities and teaches courses of environmental impact assessment at the University of Geneva.

Jean-Claude Landry received the Ph.D degree (1970) in chemistry from the University of Geneva. He was Director of Ecotox until 1st April 1998. He is associated professor at the University of Marseilles (France) and teaches courses of general toxicology at the University of Geneva. At present, he is Director of the Department of Environment in the Department of Interior, Agriculture, Environment and Energy of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Designer drugs definition. Terminology. New trends of drug abuse. Geographic distribution of abuse and manufacture of the designer drugs. Estimation of a potential number of the designer drugs. Sources of information about the designer drugs. Description of the Designer Drugs. Psychotomimetic Phenethylamines. General references. MDMA and its derivatives. General references. Data sheets: MDMA and its derivatives. Substitutes of MDMA. General references. Data sheets: substitutes of MDMA. Occasional MDMA substitutes. General references. Data sheets: occasional MDMA substitutes. Other psychotomimetic phenethylamines. General references. Data sheets: other psychotomimetics phenethylamines. LSD Analogues. General references. Data sheets: LSD analogues. Psychotomimetic Indolealkylamines. General references. Data sheets: psychotomimetic indolealkylamines. Synthetic Cannabinoids. General references. Data sheets: synthetic cannabinoids. Phencyclidine and its Congeners. General references. Data sheets: phencyclidine and its congeners. Deliriants. General references. Data sheets: deliriants. CNS Stimulants. General references. Data sheets: CNS stimulants. Synthetic Opiates. General references. Data sheets: synthetic opiates. Metaqualone and its Analogues. General references. Data sheets: metaqualone and its analogues. GHB. General references. Data sheets: GHB. Subject index. Street Names index. Abbreviations. Glossary.

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