Drug Action in the Central Nervous System
A textbook of neuropsychopharmacology focused on the mechanisms of drug action in the central nervous system, this volume covers drugs used in both psychiatry and neurology and gives a clear picture of their behavioral, therapeutic, and toxic effects.
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The Delivery of Drugs to the CNS
Drugs and Receptors
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