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Acetylcholine

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. 6695 words.

The neurophysiological activity of acetylcholine (ACh) has been known since the early 19th century and its neurotransmitter role since the mid-1920s. With this long history, it is not...

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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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Antidepressants and Anxiolytics

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. 11074 words.

Depression and anxiety are among the most common psychiatric disorders. Worldwide sales of antidepressant drugs of more than $20 billion make this one of the most important classes of...

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Antipsychotics

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. 6784 words.

The discovery of the unique ability of chlorpromazine to treat the bizarre thought disorders, delusions, and hallucinations that accompany schizophrenia was one of the great advances in...

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Cannabis

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. 4525 words.

Chapter 24 discusses cannabis, including routes of administration, mechanism of action, pharmacology, acute and long-term adverse effects, and cannabis-based medicines.

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Catecholamines

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. 22677 words.

Chapter 7 discusses catecholamines, specifically norepinephrine (NE) and epinephrine (E), and Dopamine.

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Cellular and Molecular Foundations of Neuropsychopharmacology

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. 8827 words.

As we begin to consider the particular problems that underlie the analysis of drug actions in the central nervous system, the curious student will ask “Just what is so special about nervous...

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Cognitive Disorders

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. 13004 words.

In a number of central nervous system disorders other than ADHD and Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive deficits are at least part of the clinical picture, and it should be recognized that the...

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Drugs in Cardiology

Edited by Juan Carlos Kaski, Carl Hayward, Saagar Mahida, Stuart Baker, Teck Khong and Juan Tamargo.

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pharmacology; Obstetrics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Peri-operative Care. 768 pages.

This practical resource, organised both by clinical condition and specific drug, contains pharmacological data and up-to-date evidence for the clinical uses of each drug in an easily...

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