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Addiction is a Way of Adapting to Dislocation: The Myth of the Demon Drugs

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 17035 words.

Chapter 8 discusses the myth of demon drugs, how this myth has been exposed, and the cycle of the myth.

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Addiction<sub>1</sub>, Addiction<sub>2</sub>, Addiction<sub>3</sub>, Addiction<sub>4</sub> …

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 15149 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the definitions of addiction and how they vary from each other, as well as how confused definitions of addiction have, in some case, contributed to large-scale suffering...

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Adherence

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 4500 words.

This chapter outlines information relevant to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals related to adherence. The health and social impacts of non-adherence are discussed. Reasons why...

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Adherence

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 3540 words.

Introduction to adherence 2

Assessing adherence 4

Strategies to improve adherence 6

Adherence...

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Adverse drug reactions

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4416 words.

Chapter 17 covers adverse drug reactions, including determinants of toxicity, tissue- and organ-specific toxicity, adverse reactions to antiviral drugs, and prevention of adverse reactions.

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Adverse drug reactions and drug interactions

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 2527 words.

Introduction to ADRs 14

Classification of ADRs 15

Adverse reactions: drug or disease? 16

Helping...

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Adverse drug reactions and drug interactions

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 2823 words.

This chapter provides an overview of adverse drug reactions and drug interactions for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. It provides a practical guide to determining whether a...

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Alcohol

Leslie L. Iversen, Susan D. Iversen, Floyd E. Bloom and Robert H. Roth.

in Introduction to Neuropsychopharmacology

January 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmacology. 5879 words.

When textbooks of chemistry describe alcohol, they refer to any organic compound consisting of carbon and hydrogen in which the hydroxyl group -OH is attached to the carbon atom. When...

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Amino Acid Neurotransmitters

Leslie L. Iversen, Susan D. Iversen, Floyd E. Bloom and Robert H. Roth.

in Introduction to Neuropsychopharmacology

January 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmacology. 14703 words.

On the basis of their functional actions, amino acid transmitters have been divided into two general categories: excitatory amino acid transmitters (glutamate [Glu], aspartate [Asp],...

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Anaphylaxis

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 1440 words.

This chapter outlines information relevant to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals related to anaphylaxis. Signs and symptoms are discussed and guidance given on recognizing...

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