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Drugs, Brain and Behavior

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ISBN-10: 0205234992

ISBN-13: 9780205234998

Edition: 6th 2012

Authors: David M. Grilly, John Salamone

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The use and abuse of drugs, and their effects on behavior The book integrates information from the various fields, including pharmacology, neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry, to provide a broad perspective on how drugs affect behavioral processes. Drugs, Brain and Behaviordescribes the psychological effects of drugs, and how drug actions can be understood in terms of effects on the brain. This discussion includes drugs that are used for the treatment of psychiatric disorders, as well as common drugs of abuse. Rather than simply focusing on drug dependence and addiction, this text also places considerable emphasis on drug treatments for various psychiatric disorders such as: schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, parkinsonism, ADHD and Alzheimer’s disease. It also combines neurotransmitter-based approaches to the field with perspectives that emphasize specific drugs and distinct drug categories. Intended for Undergraduate courses in Psychopharmacology and/or Drugs and Behavior, this new edition ofDrugs, Brain, and Behaviorprovides an overview of the field of psychopharmacology, which focuses on the behavioral effects of drugs. Teaching & Learning ExperiencePersonalize Learning– The new MySearchLab with eText delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning.Improve Critical Thinking– Content encourages students to consider the psychological effects of drugs and how drug actions can be understood in terms of effects on the brain.Engage Students– Updated references and figures reflect current trends and data.Explore Research– Discussions of pharmacotherapy in psychiatry, current neurochemical hypotheses, and general phenomena of drug dependence and use, among other topics.Support Instructors- MyTest, PowerPoints, and an instructor’s manual offer additional support for instructors.Note:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost). VP: 0205234992 / 9780205234998
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Book details

List price: $188.93
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/17/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English