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Synopsis: A PRIMER OF DRUG ACTION takes an objective look at the major classes of psychoactive drugs and their effects on the body, brain, and behavior. An expert in the medical pharmacology, Robert M. Julien gives thorough treatment to the actions, uses, limitations, and side effects of drugs that affect the central nervous system, Sedatives, tranquilizers, stimulants, opiates, alcohol, marijuana, and psychedelics are covered in detail, in a style allowing readers to come to their own conclusions about the social and moral issues involved in drug use and abuse. New in this edition: * Update on PCP and its abuse * Revised chapter on psychedelic drugs * Expanded chapter on drug abuse education * New appendix discussing the side affects and toxicities of oral contraceptives
About the Author:
Robert M. Julien, M.D., received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Washington and his Medical Degree from the University of California at Irvine. His many research articles focus on the psychopharmacology of sedative and antiepileptic drugs. Previously an Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology at the Oregon Health Sciences University, he currently practices anesthesiology in Portland, Oregon. New Contributors
Claire D. Advokat, professor of psychology at LSU, received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Her primary interest is in understanding the clinical effectiveness and the mechanism of action of drugs used in the treatment of mental illness, such as the antipsychotics, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and anxiolytics. Joseph Comaty, Adjunct Professor at LSU, received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine. His primary area of research is clinical psychopharmacology. In particular, he is interested in the study of the clinical treatment for the major psychiatric disorders of schizophrenia, major depression, and bipolar disorder.
Title: Primer of Drug Action (A Series of books in ...
Publisher: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Publication Date: 1981
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Edition: 3rd Edition
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