Drug Action in the Central Nervous System

Drug Action in the Central Nervous System

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A textbook of neuropsychopharmacology focused on the mechanisms of drug action in the central nervous system, this volume covers drugs used in both psychiatry and neurology and gives a clear picture of their behavioral, therapeutic, and toxic effects.show more

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  • Hardback | 426 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 907.2g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous figures and tables
  • 019509333X
  • 9780195093339

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Delivery of Drugs to the CNS; 3. Drugs and Receptors; 4. Opioid Analgesics and Pain; 5. Pharmacology of Headache; 6. Sedative-hypnotics and Anxiolytics; 7. General Anesthetics, Local Anaesthetics and Muscle Relaxers; 8. Antiepileptic Drugs; 9. Treatment of Movement Disorders; 10. Antipsychotic Drugs; 11. Antidepressant Drugs; 12. Drugs of Abuse and Addictionshow more

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