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Author Meyer, Jerrold S., 1947- author.

Title Psychopharmacology : drugs, the brain, and behavior / Jerrold S. Meyer, University of Massachusetts, Linda F. Quenzer, University of Hartford.

Publication Info. Sunderland, Massachusetts : Sinauer Associates, Inc., [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material  PHARM QV 77.2 M612P 2013    In-Library Use Only
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material  Ref. 615.78 M612P    In-Library Use Only
Edition Second edition.
Description xxii, 722 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "Chapter 17, Environmental Neurotoxicants and Endocrine Disruptors by Susan A. Rice, Susan A. Rice and Associates, Inc. ; Chapter 21, Neurodegenerative Diseases by Jennifer R. Yates, Ohio Wesleyan University"-- Title page.
Contents Principles of pharmacology -- Structure and function of the nervous system -- Chemical signaling by neurotransmitters and hormones -- Methods of research in psychopharmacology -- Catecholamines -- Serotonin -- Acetylcholine -- Glutamate and GABA -- Drug abuse and addiction -- Alcohol -- The opiates -- Psychomotor stimulants : cocaine and the amphetamines -- Nicotine and caffeine -- Marijuana and the cannabinoids -- Hallucinogens, PCP, and ketamine -- Inhalants, GHB, and anabolic-androgenic steroids -- Environmental neurotoxicants and endocrine disruptors -- Anxiety disorders : sedative-hypnotic-anxiolytic drugs -- Affective disorders : antidepressants and mood stabilizers -- Schizophrenia : antipsychotic drugs -- Neurodegenerative disorders.
Summary Encompassing recent advances in molecular pharmacology and brain imaging, this text covers historical accounts of drug use, through clinical and preclinical behavioural studies, to the latest research on drug effects in transgenic mouse models.
Subject Psychopharmacology.
Brain chemistry.
Molecular pharmacology.
Brain chemistry. (OCoLC)fst00837713
Psychopharmacology. (OCoLC)fst01081659
Psychotropic Drugs -- pharmacokinetics
Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic use
Nervous System -- drug effects
Brain Chemistry -- drug effects
Mental Disorders -- drug therapy
Psychopharmacology -- methods
Genre/Form Leermiddelen (vorm)
Added Author Quenzer, Linda F., author.
Rice, Susan A., writer of added text.
Yates, Jennifer R., writer of added text.
ISBN 087893510X
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