Basic Principles of Pharmacology

  • Alan Poling
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series


The preceding chapter introduced the science of pharmacology and made the point that the behavioral actions of drugs cannot be understood without knowledge of basic pharmacological principles. The purpose of the present chapter is to provide an introduction to these principles.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Poling
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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