Drugs and the Neuroscience of Behavior: An Introduction to Psychopharmacology (Paperback)

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Drugs and the Neuroscience of Behavior presents an introduction to the rapidly advancing field of psychopharmacology by examining how drug actions in the brain affect psychological processes. Author Adam Prus provides historical background to give readers an appreciation for the development of drug treatments and neuroscience over time, covering major topics in psychopharmacology including new drugs and recent trends in drug use. Empirically supported pedagogical features offer students the opportunity to reflect on what they read to ensure understanding before progressing to new content. The Third Edition includes a new chapter on depressants and discussions of major topics such as the opioid epidemic, the risks associated with vaping, and MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781544362571
ISBN-10: 1544362579
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: September 9th, 2020
Pages: 670
Language: English