ISBN-10:
0750690054
ISBN-13:
9780750690058
Pub. Date:
08/30/1993
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse / Edition 1

Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse / Edition 1

by John C. M. Brust MD

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Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse / Edition 1

'Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse' addresses aspects of substance abuse relevant to neurologists and other clinicians, including basic pharmacology, historical background, epidemiology, overdose and withdrawal, medical and neurological complications, fetal effects, and pharmacotherapy. Illicit drugs include heroin, methadone and other opioids; amphetamines, cocaine and other psychostimulants; barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and other sedatives; marijuana; LSD, mescaline and other hallucinogens; inhalants; phencyclidine; and anticholinergics. Licit drugs include ethanol, tobacco and caffeine. No existing book addresses substance abuse from a primarily neurological vantage or includes the topics listed above in one volume.

* Comprehensive coverage of neurological aspects of drug abuse and addiction * No other book addresses substance abuse from a primarily neurological viewpoint
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750690058
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/30/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface for First Editionix
Prefacexi
1Questions and Definitions1
2The Neurobiology of Addiction19
3Opioids43
4Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulants105
5Cocaine139
6Barbiturates and Other Hypnotics and Sedatives201
7Marijuana225
8Hallucinogens259
9Inhalants275
10Phencyclidine293
11Anticholinergics309
12Ethanol317
13Tobacco427
Index455

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