By Sherrel Howard

Drug abuse has been, and remains to be, a world societal factor with different units of affects. Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacology and Molecular Mechanisms introduces the elemental rules of pharmacology and neuroscience of drug abuse. realizing the chemistry of more often than not abused medicines and their effect on mind functionality will offer scholars and researchers with a extra profound knowing of the molecular foundation of drug abuse and addiction.

Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacology and Molecular Mechanisms opens with a short historical past of drug use and abuse. next sections examine particular households of substances, together with stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens between others, and discover how their chemical makeup interacts with mind functionality. the ultimate bankruptcy offers a quick review of medical substance abuse treatment.

Providing a concise, available introductory assessment of the subject, Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacology and Molecular Mechanisms could be a useful source for college kids, researchers, and others drawn to how medicines engage with the brain.

Introduces readers to the fundamental rules of neuroscience and pharmacology as regarding drug use and abuse. 

  • Explores how the chemical makeup of substances have interaction with the mind and will bring about addiction
  • Includes insurance of a wide range of often abused households of substances, together with stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and others.
  • Provides a vital advent to the chemical and molecular underpinnings of drug use and abuse

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