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Since 1975, Robert Julien's" A Primer of Drug Action" has been the definitive guide to the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and on behavior. Now fully updated, this popular guide continues to lead the way through a rapidly changing field, providing readers with a clear, contemporary, and objective look at every drug and medication that either positively or adversely affects brain function. This edition includes important new information on -Herbal medications-Drug therapy for behavioral and anxiety disorders-Clinical practice guidelines for treating psychological disorders-Depression and the action of antidepressant drugs-The use of newer anticonvulsants in the treatment of bipolar disorder, pain syndromes, and behavioral disorders-Drug therapy for children, adolescents and the elderly-"New generation" antipsychotic agentsAuthoritative, comprehensive, and suitable for those with little background in biology, "A Primer of Drug Action" is an indispensable source of information for anyone interested in drug use, abuse, and education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805071580
ISBN-10: 080507158X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x 38mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Julien

Robert M. Julien, M.D., Ph.D., is staff anesthesiologist at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.