Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology

New Psychoactive Substances

Pharmacology, Clinical, Forensic and Analytical Toxicology

Editors: Maurer, Hans H., Brandt, Simon D. (Eds.)

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This volume is designed to feature the pharmacology of new psychoactive substances, legislative aspects, information exchange including epidemiology, and clinical, forensic, and analytical toxicology in order to facilitate the understanding of this complex and rapidly developing phenomenon.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Responding to New Psychoactive Substances in the European Union: Early Warning, Risk Assessment, and Control Measures

    Evans-Brown, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 3-49

  • Emergence, Diversity, and Control of New Psychoactive Substances: A Global Perspective

    Tettey, Justice N. A. (et al.)

    Pages 51-67

  • Self-Experiments with Psychoactive Substances: A Historical Perspective

    Passie, Torsten (et al.)

    Pages 69-110

  • Neuropharmacology of Synthetic Cathinones

    Baumann, Michael H. (et al.)

    Pages 113-142

  • Pharmacology of MDMA- and Amphetamine-Like New Psychoactive Substances

    Simmler, Linda D. (et al.)

    Pages 143-164

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Psychoactive Substances
Book Subtitle
Pharmacology, Clinical, Forensic and Analytical Toxicology
Editors
  • Hans H. Maurer
  • Simon D. Brandt
Series Title
Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology
Series Volume
252
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-10561-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-10561-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-10560-0
Series ISSN
0171-2004
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 566
Number of Illustrations
62 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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