Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain and Behavior 2nd Edition 9780878935109
Product Edition:2nd Edition
Author: Jerrold S. Meyer, Linda F. Quenzer
Book Name: Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain and Behavior
Subject Name: Social-science

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The�new Second Edition of Psychopharmacology�features extensive updating of all chapters a new and timely discussion of emerging substances of abuse such as Salvia divinorum 'spice' or 'K2' and 'bath salts' and presentation of key biological concepts such as epigenetics to help students understand current ideas about how mental illnesses arise and how drugs act on the brain to treat these illnesses. Two new chapters provide detailed information on various neurodegenerative disorders and the effects of neurotoxicants and endocrine disruptors on brain function and behaviour.�In addition it�contains excellent pedagogical features including chapter-opening articles and�breakout boxes presenting novel and in some cases controversial topics for special discussion. Box themes include History of Pharmacology Pharmacology in Action Clinical Applications and The Cutting Edge. The book is lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs and line art depicting important concepts and experimental data.New to the Second Edition is a�student Companion Website that contains outlines flashcards and key terms select animations and Web essays for further exploration. For lecturers an online Instructor's Resource Library contains all textbook figures and tables lecture PowerPoints and a test bank please contact lecturerservices@palgrave.comRead more


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