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Drugs and Behavior : Introduction to Behavior Pharmacology - 7th edition

Drugs and Behavior : Introduction to Behavior Pharmacology (ISBN10: 0205242650; ISBN13: 9780205242658)
ISBN13: 978-0205242658
ISBN10: 0205242650

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0205920358
ISBN10: 0205920357

Summary: An up-to-date overview of behavioral pharmacology.

Drugs & Behaviorstarts with descriptions of basic pharmacological concepts of drug administration and pharmacokinetics, research methodology including clinical trials, tolerance and withdrawal, drug conditioning, addiction processes, and the neuroscience of drug action. Each chapter applies these concepts to different classes of recreational and therapeutic drug

s.

Each chapter also includes a section on the history of the drug class being described to place the drugs in their historical and social context. The text is written to be understandable to students without a background in pharmacology, neuroscience, or psychology.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Understand the behaviors of people who use drugs as medicine and for recreation
  • Understand new trends and developments in pharmacology
  • Identify the subjective, behavioral, and neurological differences between the use of both classes of drug

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Summary: An up-to-date overview of behavioral pharmacology.

Drugs & Behaviorstarts with descriptions of basic pharmacological concepts of drug administration and pharmacokinetics, research methodology including clinical trials, tolerance and withdrawal, drug conditioning, addiction processes, and the neuroscience of drug action. Each chapter applies these concepts to different classes of recreational and therapeutic drugs.

Each chapter also includes a section on the history of the drug class being described to place the drugs in their historical and social context. The text is written to be understandable to students without a background in pharmacology, neuroscience, or psychology.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Understand the behaviors of people who use drugs as medicine and for recreation
  • Understand new trends and developments in pharmacology
  • Identify the subjective, behavioral, and neurological differences between the use of both classes of drug

Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 7TH 13
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2013
International: No

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