Drug action in the central nervous system
A textbook of Neuropsychopharmacology dealing with the mechanisms of drug action in the central nervous system that covers drugs used in both psychiatry and neurology and gives a clear picture of behavioral and clinical effects.
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The Delivery of Drugs to the CNS
Drugs and Receptors
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