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Understanding drugs and behaviour
Andrew Parrott ... [et al].

Published 2004 by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, West Sussex, Eng, Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Drugs and their actions
Psychoactive drugs: introduction and overview
The brain, neurones and neurotransmission
Principles of drug action
Non-medical use of psychoactive drugs
CNS stimulants: amphetamine, cocaine, and caffeine
Nicotine and cigarette smoking
LSD and ecstasy/MDMA
Heroin and opiates
CNS depressants: alcohol, barbituates, and benzodiazepines
Alcoholism and drug dependency
Clinical and medicinal use of drugs
Antipsychotics for schizophrenia
Antidepressants and mood stabilizers
Nootropics for Alzheimer's disease
Cognitive enhancers
Final overview
Current knowledge and future possibilities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-289) and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RM315 .U45 2004

The Physical Object

xii, 320 p. :
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0471986402, 0470850590
LC Control Number
Library Thing

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