Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: Chemical, Biological, Clinical, and Sociological Aspects, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Amphetamines and Related Stimulants

Chemical, Biological, Clinical, and Sociological Aspects, 1st Edition

Edited by John Caldwell, S. Joseph Mule

CRC Press

198 pages

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First published in 1980: The current texts represent the state-of-the-art on the use and abuse of amphetamines and related stimulants, from chemical, pharmacological, clinical, and social aspects.

Table of Contents

1. Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: Some Introductory Remarks

John Caldwell

2. Detection and Identification and Amphetamine and Related Stimulants

Peter E. Nelson and Anthony C. Moffat

3. The Metabolism of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants in Animals

John Caldwell

4. Pharmacokinetics of Amphetamines: In Vivo and In Vitro Studies of Factors Governing Their Elimination

Tom B. Vree and Peter Th. Henderson

5. Neuropharmacology of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants

Everett H. Ellinwood, Jr.

6. Acute and Chronic Effects of Amphetamine on Cerebral Energy Metabolism and Cyclic Nucleotides

Stefan R. Nahorski

7. Behavioral Effects of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: the Importance of Species Differences as Demonstrated by a study in the Marmoset

Rosalind M. Riley, Harry F. Baker, and Timothy J. Crow

8. Experimental Studies of Amphetamine Self-Administration by Animals

Roy W. Pickens

9. Tolerance to the Amphetamines: an Examination of Possible Mechanisms

John Caldwell, Jane E. Croft, and Peter S. Sever

10. Clinical Psychopharmacology of Amphetamine and Related Compounds

Trevor Silverstone and Brian Wells

11. The Amphetamine Psychosis

John M. Davis and R. Francis Schlemmer, Jr.

12. Psychosocial Aspects of Amphetamine and Related Substance Abuse

George B. Greaves

13. The Effects of a Voluntary Ban on Amphetamine Prescribing by Doctors on Abuse Patterns – Experience in the United Kingdom

Francis O. Wells

About the Editors

John Caldwell, Ph.D., is Senior Lecturer in Biochemical Pharmacology in the Department of Biochemical and Experimental Pharmacology, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London.

S. Joseph Mule, Ph.D. F.A.I.C., is Director of the New York State Division of Substance Abuse Services Testing and Research Laboratory, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General