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Drugs, brain, and behavior

Print Book, English, ©2012
Pearson, Boston, ©2012
xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780205750528, 9780205230372, 9780205246793, 0205750524, 0205230377, 0205246796
Psychopharmacology in perspective
Drug classification and behavioral assessment
Basic principles of pharmacology
Excitability and chemical signaling in nerve cells
Synaptic transmission, drugs, and chemical neuroanatomy
Tolerance, sensitization, dependence, and addiction
Psychomotor stimulants and antiparkinsonian drugs
Antipsychotic drugs and neurochemical hypotheses of schizophrenia
Antidepressants and mood stabilizers
Sedative-hypnotics, anxiolytics, and anticonvulsants
Drug threatment of cognitive dysfunction
Naturally occurring and synthetic opiates and their antagonists
Dissociative anesthetics, psychedelics, and hallucinogens
Previous editions published under title: Drugs and human behavior