9781118539101

Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118539101

  • ISBN10:

    1118539109

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/13/2014
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Summary

This book presents a new approach to covering the basic principles and major topics found in a typical psychopharmacology course, while adding the newest exciting and controversial findings in the study of drug use, misuse and abuse. Included in this text are major drugs typically covered in an undergraduate psychopharmacology course, including caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, amphetamines including methamphetamine, alcohol, opiates, marijuana, the hallucinogens, antipsychotics, antidepressants, and antianxiety medications. Moreover, the content emphasizes the latest scientific findings in the field, including advances in imaging the living brain. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychopharmacology

Chapter 2: Drugs and the Brain

Chapter 3: Basic Principles in Pharmacology

Chapter 4: Caffeine

Chapter 5: Nicotine

Chapter 6: Cocaine

Chapter 7: Amphetamines

Chapter 8: Alcohol

Chapter 9: Opiates

Chapter 10: Marijuana

Chapter 11: Hallucinogens

Chapter 12: Steroids, Smart Drugs, and Over the Counter Medications

Chapter 13: Psychotherapeutic drugs

Chapter 14: Your Future Career and Psychopharmacology

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