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Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience, Third Edition / Edition 3

Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience, Third Edition / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9780071827690
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/12/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 192,745
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD (New York, NY) Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience;
Chairman, Department of Neuroscience and
Director of the Mount Sinai Brain Institute,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Steven E. Hyman, MD (Cambridge, MA) Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research,
Broad Institute; Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University.
Robert C. Malenka, MD, PhD (Palo Alto, CA)
Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences;
Director, Nancy Friend Pritzker Laboratory,
Stanford University School of Medicine.

David M. Holtzman, MD (St. Louis, MO)
Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor of Neurology
Charlotte and Paul Hagemann Professor of Neurology
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Professor, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Neurologist-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors to the Third Edition vii

Contributing Authors to the Second Edition ix

Contributing Authors to the First Edition xi

Preface xiii

Part 1 Fundamentals of Neuropharmacology

1 Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology 3

2 Cellular Basis of Communication 18

3 Synaptic Transmission 57

4 Signal Transduction in the Brain 76

Part 2 Neural Substrates of Drug Action

5 Excitatory and Inhibitory Amino Acids 121

6 Widely Projecting Systems: Monoamines, Acetylcholine, and Orexin 149

7 Neuropeptides 184

8 Atypical Neurotransmitters 201

Part 3 Neuropharmacology of Neural Systems and Disorders

9 Autonomic Nervous System 227

10 Neural and Neuroendocrine Control of the Internal Milieu 245

11 Pain 268

12 Neuroinflammation 289

13 Sleep and Arousal 303

14 Higher Cognitive Function and Behavioral Control 326

15 Mood and Emotion 349

16 Reinforcement and Addictive Disorders 377

17 Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder 403

18 Neurodegeneration 427

19 Seizure Disorders 463

20 Stroke and Migraine 480

Index 499

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Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience, Third Edition 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very detailed book for molecular neuropharmacology. Contents are relatively up to date. The text is a bit too dense, better to have larger font afor the next edition.