Handbook of Substance Abuse

Neurobehavioral Pharmacology

  • Ralph E. Tarter
  • Robert T. Ammerman
  • Peggy J. Ott

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Ralph E. Tarter
      Pages 1-3
  3. Alcohol

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Walter A. Hunt
      Pages 7-21
    3. Herman H. Samson, Forrest J. Files
      Pages 23-32
    4. Christopher S. Martin, Marsha E. Bates
      Pages 33-50
  4. Caffeine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. John W. Daly
      Pages 53-68
    3. Suzette M. Evans
      Pages 69-95
  5. Cannabis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Allyn C. Howlett
      Pages 113-129
    3. Harriet de Wit, Jeffrey M. Kirk, Angela Justice
      Pages 131-146
    4. Bruce Phariss, Robert B. Millman, Ann Bordwine Beeder
      Pages 147-158
  6. Cocaine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. S. John Gatley, Andrew N. Gifford, Nora D. Volkow, Joanna S. Fowler
      Pages 161-185
    3. Sharon L. Walsh
      Pages 187-200
    4. M. Elena Denison, Alfonso Paredes, Shana Bacal, Frank H. Gawin
      Pages 201-213
  7. Hallucinogens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Richard A. Glennon
      Pages 217-227

About this book

Introduction

A review of the literature pertaining to the neurobehavioral pharmacology of abusable drugs, this is the only book to survey each of the eleven classes of addictive drugs from the perspectives of neurological, behavioral, and clinical pharmacology.
Designed to serve as a companion text to the DSM-IV manual, the Handbook provides comprehensive information about each drug and drug class having abuse potential with respect to their pharmaceutical mechanisms and actions.

Keywords

amphetamine cocaine drug drugs of abuse pharmacology research steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Ralph E. Tarter
    • 1
  • Robert T. Ammerman
    • 2
  • Peggy J. Ott
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Allegheny University of the Health SciencesPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-2913-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-3297-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-2913-9
  • About this book