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Fundamentals of Psychopharmacology

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ISBN-10: 0471521787

ISBN-13: 9780471521785

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Brian E. Leonard

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This work provides neuroscientists and psychiatrists with an overview of psychopharmacology. It covers the use of drugs and other chemical agents as tools that enable the researcher to investigate how the brain functions.
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 538
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

Preface to Third Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Introduction
Functional Neuroanatomy of the Brain
Basic Aspects of Neurotransmitter Function
Pharmacokinetic Aspects of Psychopharmacology
Clinical Trials and their Importance in Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Psychotropic Drugs
Molecular Genetics and Psychopharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs that Modify the Serotonergic System
Drug Treatment of Depression
Drug Treatment of Mania
Anxiolytics and the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Drug Treatment of Insomnia
Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia and the Psychoses
Drug Treatment of the Epilepsies
Drug Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease and Stroke: Possible Biochemical Causes and Treatment Strategies
Psychopharmacology of Drugs of Abuse
Paediatric Psychopharmacology
Geriatric Psychopharmacology
The Inter-relationship Between Psychopharmacology and Psychoneuroimmunology
Endocoids and their Importance in Psychopharmacology
Some Important Psychotropic Drug Interactions
Glossary of some Common Terms Used in Psychopharmacology
Generic and Proprietary Names of Some Common Psychotropic Drugs
Key References for Further Reading
Index