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1st Edition

Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology

ISBN 9780765809315
Published April 30, 2002 by Routledge
700 Pages

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Book Description

Dr. Jose A. Valciukas, in Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology, has written a thorough, lively, and educational study on toxic substances and their effects. Written in a manner that is accessible to both professionals and non-professionals, Dr. Valciukas explains how health and human behavior may be adversely affected by neurotoxins. He introduces his study with a history of environmental and occupational neurotoxicology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The History of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology. Part I FUNDAMENTALS AND TECHNIQUES, Part II NEUROTOXIC CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS AND DRUGS, Part III PHARMACOLOGY, TOXICOLOGY, AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, Part IV METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS, Part V THE TARGETS OF NEUROTOXICITY, Part VI COMPOUNDERS AND CURRENT ISSUES, Epilogue Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology as a Profession.       

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Jose A. Valciukas is associate professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College and director of the Psychology Internship Program at Lincoln Hospital. He is the author of Forensic Neuropsychology: Conceptual Foundations and Clinical Practice, and was managing editor of the journal Environmental Research.


What is unique about this book is that Dr. Valciukas has consolidated this information and discussed the principles and pitfalls governing the assessment of neurotoxicology in the workplace... This book is highly recommended to those who wish to expand their knowledge beyond their area of expertise into other aspects of environmental and occupational neurotoxicology..." - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health; "Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology is a first-rate text by an excellent author and exceptional teacher... Fun, enjoyable, informative, and mandatory are descriptive terms for this highly recommended text..." - Lawrence Stilwell Betts, M.D., Ph.D., C.I.H., Applied Occupational & Environmental Hygiene.