Julien's Primer of Drug Action

Fifteenth Edition

Publication Date: July 15, 2023

Paperback ISBN: 9781319498542

Pages: 704

The ideal text for students new to pharmacology based on the latest research and newest formulations.

Julien’s Primer of Drug Action continues to evolve side by side with the field it covers providing a thoroughly up to date look at psychotherapeutic and recreational drugs, including the latest research and the newest formulations. It introduces important concepts to build a strong...
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ISBN: 9781319498542
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PART 1: Introduction to Psychopharmacology: The Biological Basis of Drug Action
Chapter 1: Pharmacokinetics: How the Body Handles Drugs
Chapter 2: Brain, Neurons, Synaptic Transmission, and Neurotransmitters
Chapter 3: Pharmacodynamics: How Drugs Act

PART 2: Pharmacology of Drugs of Abuse
Chapter 4: Addiction: Terminology, Epidemiology, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology
Chapter 5: Ethyl Alcohol and the Inhalants of Abuse
Chapter 6: Caffeine and Nicotine
Chapter 7: Psychostimulants: Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Nonamphetamines
Chapter 8: Psychedelic Drugs
Chapter 9: Cannabis
Chapter 10: Opioids

PART 3: Psychotherapeutic Drugs
Chapter 11: Antipsychotic Drugs
Chapter 12: Antidepressant Drugs
Chapter 13: Anxiolytics, Sedative Hypnotics, Anesthetics, and Anticonvulsants
Chapter 14: Drugs Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder

PART 4: Special Populations
Chapter 15: Pregnancy and Psychotropic Drugs
Chapter 16: Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
Chapter 17: Geriatric Psychopharmacology
Chapter 18: Challenging Times for Mental Health



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