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Primer of Drug Action & Improving the Mind and Brain
Robert M. Julien
October 20, 2004
by Worth Publishers
Written in English
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Since , 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 s: Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior uses a balance of instruction, illustrations, and tables and formulas that will give you a broad, lasting introduction to this intriguing subject. Whether you're a nurse, chemical dependency counselor, psychologist, or clinician, this book will be a quick reference guide long after the first reading.
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Edition after edition, Robert Julien’s A Primer of Drug Action keeps pace with one of the most dynamic fields of scientific inquiry, giving students immediate access to the most current research and promising new directions in psychopharmacology.
Rigorously updated throughout, the new edition again takes its place as the definitive guide to the drugs that affect the mind and behavior. SinceRobert 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 adversel/5. SinceRobert 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 by: The primer's goal is to present information in clear language, free of jargon, for students and general readers, though scholarly syntax is the norm throughout."-- "Book News "This in-depthsurvey of the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and behavior includes an expanded discussion of drug action and new discoveries in /5(10).
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A Primer of Drug Action addresses the mechanisms of action of each drug and drug class presented, current theories about the etiology of major psychological disorders and rationales for drug treatment, and the uses and limitations of psychopharmacology in patient care.
Now in its Tenth Edition, this definitive guide has been completely revised and updated to again make it the most current and.
The feel and structure of this book is an unusual and remarkable combination of explanations from both a raconteur and college lecturer. It is extraordinary and unique because Lewis is both neuroscientist and drug addict in the book.
He is able to provide valuable insight that could usually be lost in translation between experimenter and lab s: ♥ Book Title: A Primer of Drug Action ♣ Name Author: Robert M.
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Neuroscientists, whose specialty is the study of the brain and the nervous system, have the daunting task of deciphering the mystery of how the brain commands the body.
Over the years, the field has made enormous progress. Brain enhancing drugs improving the process of learning, reasoning, as well as memory and public speaking Piracetam Although we are not yet familiar with all of its mechanisms of action, researchers believe it improves the permeability of cell membranes, or to be more specific – the delivery and dispersal of oxygen molecules to brain cells.
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The fourteenth edition includes new research on and coverage of: the scope of the opioid epidemic in the United States, and new drugs used to treat opioid dependence and opioid overdose; therapeutic uses of drugs commonly characterized as recreational, including marijuana to treat Alzheimer's, PTSD, and epilepsy; hallucinogenics for the treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders; Reviews: The definitive introduction to psychopharmacology sinceA Primer of Drug Action provides an authoritative account of the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and on behavior.
Clear, nontechnical language, a complete glossary, and abundant illustrations make A Primer of Drug Action accessible to any reader seeking a comprehensive. In other words, in addition to improving your cognitive skills, nootropics should improve the overall health of your brain and do it no harm.
And while by definition, this is true for nootropic supplements, it cannot, unfortunately, be said of all mind enhancing drugs, which. the brain, and what can be done to stop using them. The book is espe-cially about what happens inside the brain and why the brain just hap-pens to be set up for drugs.
Yes, the brain is set up for drugs; the brain is a co-conspirator, albeit an unwitting one. When is someone a drug. of the brain. Drugs make people feel good, which is why some people keep taking them over and over again.
But over time, drugs change the brain’s wiring and function. The drugs become less pleasurable and other areas involved in judgment, decision making, learning, memory, and control over behavior are also affected. These brain changes are.
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Including. Studies of the neural and psychological effects of drugs support the mind-brain identity theory over its chief rival, dualism, which claims that minds are distinct from bodies. Identifying minds.A Primer of Drug Action: A Concise, Non-Technical Guide to the Actions, Uses, and Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs April 1,Owl Books Paperback in English - Rev Upd edition.
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