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Drugs and Behavior : An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

Drugs and Behavior : An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology - 5th edition

Drugs and Behavior : An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780130481184

ISBN10: 0130481181

Drugs and Behavior : An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology by William A. Mckim - ISBN 9780130481184
Edition: 5TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No
Drugs and Behavior : An Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology by William A. Mckim - ISBN 9780130481184

ISBN13: 9780130481184

ISBN10: 0130481181

Edition: 5TH 03

Summary

For undergraduate courses in Drugs and Behavior Psychopharmacology, as well as graduate survey courses in Psychopharmacology.

This text provides an understanding of basic pharmacology and behavior analysis, along with a discussion of the history of each class of drugs and its current place in modern western culture. Student-friendly and accessible, this new edition provides students with impartial scientific information on the effects of drugs on behavior and the various ways that behaviors facilitate both the actions of drugs and the way people use them.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(NOTE Each chapter includes a Chapter Summary).


1. Some Basic Pharmacology.
2. Research Design and the Behavioral Analysis of Drug Effects.
3. Tolerance, Withdrawal, Sensitization, and Conditioning of Drug Effects.
4. Neurophysiology, Neurotransmitters, and the Nervous System.
5. Dependence, Addiction, and the Self-Administration of Drugs.
6. Alcohol.
7. Tranquilizers and Sedative Hypnotics.
8. Inhaled Substances.
9. Tobacco and Nicotine.
10. Caffeine and the Methylxanthines.
11. Psychomotor Stimulants.
12. The Opiates.
13. Antipsychotic Drugs.
14. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers.
15. Cannabis.
16. Hallucinogens.
Index.
References.

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