Drug action in the central nervous system

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 416 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
1
The Delivery of Drugs to the CNS
19
Drugs and Receptors
47
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About the author
Paul M. Carvey, Ph.D., is Professor of Pharmacology and Neurological Sciences and Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology at Rush University in Chicago. He has published over sixty articles on the mechanisms by which drugs affect the central nervous system, and directs an active research program
focusing on Parkinson's disease.