Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

Title

Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

Department

Psychology

Document Type

Book

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Description

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of substances that are used to modify behavior. While different classes of substances have known effects, one has only to see a group of people drinking to excess to recognize that not everyone responds in the same way to a given substance. Why do substances have the behavioral effects they do, and why do individuals vary in their responses to them? This book provides a conceptual framework for answering such questions.

Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology includes a short overview of behavioral analysis and general pharmacology, followed by detailed discussion of assessment of drug effects, the stimulus properties of drugs, drug abuse, and more.

ISBN

978-1878978363

Publication Date

5-1-2000

Publisher

Context Press

City

Reno

Disciplines

Psychology

Citation for published book

Poling, A., & Byrne, T. (2000). Introduction to behavioral pharmacology / edited by Alan Poling and Thomas Byrne.

Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/773829716

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