Chemical & Biological Aspects of Drug Dependence: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chemical & Biological Aspects of Drug Dependence

1st Edition

Edited by S. J. Mulé, Henry Brill

CRC Press

578 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9780367202200
pub: 2019-06-28
Available for pre-order
$170.00
x


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

First published in 1972 this book guides the reader through the various elements behind drug dependency and addiction. Taking an objective view at the characteristics both chemical and biological, the criteria for evaluating dependency as well as the physiological effects drug dependency can have on the human body. Biological and Chemical Aspects of Drug Dependency is a useful reference for students of both medicine and psychology alike as well as for professionals in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 3. Significance and Characteristics of Drug Dependence. Characteristics of Dependence on and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs. 13. Characteristics of Drug Dependence To: Narcotic Analgesics and Antagonist. 25. Barbiturates, Alcohol, and Tranquilizers. 37. CNS Stimulants and Hallucinogens. 55. Cannabis. 65. Criteria for Evaluating Drug Dependence. Criteria for Evaluating Physical and Psychic Dependence and Overall Abuse Potential of Drugs in Man. 85. Chemical Aspects of Drug Dependence. Chemical Characteristics of Drugs Inducing Physical and/or Psychic Dependence to: Narcotic Analgesics and Antagonists. 101. Barbiturates and Minor Tranquilizers. 119. Alcohol. 135. Hallucinogens, CNS Stimulants, and Cannabis. 163. Interaction of Drugs of Dependence with Receptors. 177. Disposition and Metabolism of Drugs of Dependence. 219. Detection and Identification of Drugs of Dependence. 277. Physiologic and Pharmacologic Aspects of Drug Dependence. Characteristics and Theories Related to Acute and Chronic Tolerance Development. 307. Theories Related to Physical Dependence. 359. Electrophysiology of Drugs Dependence. 379. Neuropathology of Drugs Dependence. 389. Teratogenicity, Embryolethality, and Mutagenicity of Drugs of Dependence. 413. Biochemical Aspects of Drug Dependence. Enzymes. 449. Proteins and Nucleic Acids. 465. Carbohydrates. 477. Neurotransmitters and the Narcotics Analgesics. 495. Lipids. 505. Hormones. 523. Theoretical Biochemical Mechanisms for Drug Dependence. 545. Index. 563.

About the Editors

S. J. Mule, H. Brill

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General