Drugs and Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

Drugs and Behavior: An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology, 8th edition

  • Stephanie Hancock

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Overview

Drugs and Behavior provides a clear overview of behavioral pharmacology that helps you understand human behaviors and developments in the field. Throughout each chapter, the authors apply key concepts to different classes of recreational and therapeutic drugs within a historical and social backdrop.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137515653

Table of contents

1. Some Basic Pharmacology
2. Behavioral Analysis of Drug Effects
3. How We Adapt to Drugs: Tolerance, Sensitization, and Expectation
4. Neurophysiology, Neurotransmitters, and the Nervous System
5. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
6. Alcohol
7. Anxiolytics and Sedative-Hypnotics
8. Tobacco and Nicotine
9. Caffeine and the Methylxanthines
10. Psychomotor Stimulants
11. Opioids
12. Antipsychotic Drugs
13. Antidepressants
14. Cannabis
15. Hallucinogens, Psychedelics, and Club Drugs

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