Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology

Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology


Psychopharmacology is the research of the consequences of psychoactive medicinal drugs at the functioning of the primary frightened process in any respect degrees of research, therefore embracing cognition, habit, mental states, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, gene expression, and molecular biology. It contains, as a vital part of its area, the interplay of environmental and genetic elements with psychoactive drug motion, the medicinal and social makes use of of gear, and the misuse and abuse of psychoactive substances.

The objective of this complete encyclopedia is to supply specified details on psychopharmacology and its sub-disciplines, similar to scientific psychopharmacology, molecular neuropsychopharmacology, behavioral pharmacology in laboratory animals, preclinical psychopharmacology, and human experimental psychopharmacology.

The wide-ranging entries in the Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology are written by way of top specialists drawn from a huge range of backgrounds and components of specialization. The entries, finished yet succinct, offer easy and scientific scientists in academia, in addition to undefined, with crucial and correct info on contemporary advancements in psychopharmacology and its heavily allied disciplines. the fundamental information regarding the sphere contained in those entries is instantly obtainable to clinicians, students, scholars, lecturers, and laypeople.

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