A Manual on Drug Dependence

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Author: Gabriel G. Nahas, MD, PhD
ISBN: 0-929240-46-4
…it is often difficult to distinguish drug use from drug abuse; both lead to dependence, a term more behaviorally descriptive and more apt to be correlated with alterations of brain function.

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Author: Gabriel G. Nahas, MD, PhD
ISBN: 0-929240-46-4
…it is often difficult to distinguish drug use from drug abuse; both lead to dependence, a term more behaviorally descriptive and more apt to be correlated with alterations of brain function.
1. What is Drug Dependence Properties Common
To All Drugs
Major Psychostimulants Cocaine 19.
2. Absorption and Excretion Amphetamines 20.
3. Pharmacokinetics Alcohol Alcohol 21.
4. Pharmacodynamics and Mechanisms Psychodepressants Barbituates 22.
5. Origins and Nature of The Targets of
Drugs of Dependence
Benzodiazepines 23.
6. The Brain as a Target Chloral Hydrate,
Glutethemide
24.
7. The Limbic System Meprobramate,
Methaqualone, Merythyprilon, Ethchlorvinol
25.
8. The Cerebral Cortex and Cerebellum Hallucinogens Hallucinogens:
LSD, Phencyclidine (PCP), Designer Drugs
26.
9. Circulation and Metabolism
of the Brain
Cannabis Cannabis 27.
10. Heart and Lung Solvents Inhalants 28.
11. The Immunity System Tobacco and Coffee Minor Psychostimulants 29.
12. Reproductive Function Analysis Detection 30.
13. Common Behavioral Symptoms Common Effects Detoxification Treatment of
Acute Intoxication and Withdrawal
31.
14. Social Correlates and Epidemiology
Aspects
Management Management:
Pharmacotherapy
32.
15. General Clinical Symptoms General Management:
Residential/Outpatient
33.
16. Opiates: Clinical Symptoms Opiates and Opioids Drug-free Management
Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous, Therapeutic Communities

34.
17. Synthetic Derivatives and
Opioids:

Heroin, Meperidine, Fentanyl, Methadone, Propoxyohene

Primary Prevention 35..
18. Agonists and Antagonists Drugs and the
Law
National and
International Legislation
36.

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