A Primer of Drug Action: A Concise Nontechnical Guide to the Actions, Uses, and Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs, Revised and Updated
Since 1975, Robert Julien's A Primer of Drug Action has been the definitive guide to the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and on behavior. Now fully updated, this popular guide continues to lead the way through a rapidly changing field, providing readers with a clear, contemporary, and objective look at every drug and medication that either positively or adversely affects brain function. This edition includes important new information on
-Drug therapy for behavioral and anxiety disorders
-Clinical practice guidelines for treating psychological disorders
-Depression and the action of antidepressant drugs
-The use of newer anticonvulsants in the treatment of bipolar disorder, pain syndromes, and behavioral disorders
-Drug therapy for children, adolescents and the elderly
-"New generation" antipsychotic agents
Authoritative, comprehensive, and suitable for those with little background in biology, A Primer of Drug Action is an indispensable source of information for anyone interested in drug use, abuse, and education.
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How Drugs Act
The Neuron Synaptic Transmission
Why Inhalants Are Abused and Who Abuses Them Acute
Historical Background Sites and Mechanisms of Action
Opioid and Nonopioid Analgesics
Nonnarcotic Antiinflammatory Analgesics
Mescaline LSD and Other
Drugs That Are Used to Treat Psychological
Drugs Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder
Barbiturates Miscellaneous Nonbarbiturate Sedative
Drugs in Pregnancy
Pharmacokinetics Pharmacological Effects Uses Side
History Mechanism of Action Pharmacological Effects
Caffeine and Nicotine
Pharmacokinetics Pharmacological Effects Mechanism
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