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Julien, Robert M (2001) A primer of drug action: a concise, nontechnical guide to the actions, uses, and side effects of psychoactive drugs. New York: WH Freeman and Company .

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 agents


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
CNS depressants / Sedatives, CNS stimulants, New psychoactive substance
Date
2001
Call No
BA
Pages
xiii,
Publisher
WH Freeman and Company
Place of Publication
New York
ISBN
0-7167-4444-9
Edition
9th
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 930 (Available)

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