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Published: 28 June 2018

744 Pages

ISBN: 9781605357423

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Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior

Second Edition

Jerrold S. Meyer and Linda F. Quenzer

  • Introduces students to the study of drugs, the brain, and behavior

New to this Edition:

  • A new and timely discussion of emerging substances of abuse such as Salvia divinorum, "spice" or "K2," and "bath salts"
  • Presentation of key biological concepts such as epigenetics to help students understand current ideas about how mental illnesses arise and how drugs act on the brain to treat these illnesses
  • Two new chapters that provide detailed information on various neurodegenerative disorders and the effects of neurotoxicants and endocrine disruptors on brain function and behavior

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