Table of contents for Psychopharmacology : recent advances and future prospects / edited by Susan D. Iversen.


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PART I: AFFECTIVE DISORDERS


1. How Effective are Antidepressants?


2. The Biology of Depressive Illness: 5-HT and Other Matters


3. Platelet Transport and Receptor Sites in Depressive Illness


4. Animal Models of Depression


5.Antidepressant Drugs of the Future


PART II: ANXIOLYTICS


6. Anxiolytics in Society


7. Where in the CNS do Benzodiazepines Act?


8. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamic Relationships with Benzodiazepines


9. Anxiety and its Generation by Pharmacological Means


10. Prospects in Treating Anxiety


PART III: PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY AND COGNITION


11. Psychopharmacology of Cognition


12. Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease


13. CNS Patterns of Neurochemical Abnormality in Cognitive Disorders


14. Neuropsychological Evaluation of Higher Cognitive Function in Animals and Man


15. The Study of Cholinomimetics in Alzheimer's Disease and Animal Models


PART IV: SCHIZOPHRENIA


16. Schizophrenia: Genetics and Environment


17. Structural Changes in the Brain in Schizophrenia


18. Mechanism of Action of Antipsychotic Drugs


19. Dopamine D2 Receptors and Schizophrenia


20. Integrated Viral Genes as the Cause of Schizophrenia


PART V: EUPHORIANTS AND STIMULANTS


21. Opioids


22. Alcohol


23. CNS Stimulants


24. Central Effects of Caffeine in Man


25. Aphrodisiacs


26. Nicotine Pharmacology and Smoking Dependence


27. How Amphetamine Works





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Psychopharmacology -- Congresses.