The Neuropsychiatric Complications Of Stimulant Abuse

Hardcover | May 26, 2015

byPille TabaEditorAndrew John Lees, Katrin Sikk

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This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume concentrates on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abuse. Brings together cutting-edge research on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abuse Emerging topics: stimulants, amphetamines, legal highs, designer drugs, neuropsychiatric complications.

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This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume concentrates on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abuse. Brings together cutting-edge research on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abus...

Dr Pille Taba is an Associate Professor of Neurology of the University of Tartu, President of the Estonian Society of Neurologists and Neurosurgeons, and Head of the Neurology Commission for the Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs. She serves as a member of the Education Committee and Secretary Elect of European Section of the Internat...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:402 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128029781

ISBN - 13:9780128029787

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Table of Contents

    1. The Story of "Speed" From "Cloud Nine" to Brain Gain
    2. Andrew Lees, Katrin Sikk and Pille Taba

    3. Amphetamine-Type Stimulants: The Early History of Their Medical and Non-Medical Uses
    4. Nicolas Rasmussen

    5. Miracle or Menace? The Arrival of Cocaine 1860-1900
    6. Mike Jay

    7. Psychostimulants: Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
    8. Andrew C. McCreary, Christian P. Müller and MaB gorzata Filip

    9. Epigenetic Mechanisms of Psychostimulant-Induced Addiction
    10. Anti Kalda and Alexander Zharkovsky

    11. Experimental Models on Effects of Psychostimulants
    12. Sulev Kõks

    13. Neurologic Complications of Psychomotor Stimulant Abuse
    14. Juan Sanchez-Ramos

    15. Neurobehavioral Sequelae of Psychostimulant Abuse
    16. Atbin Djamshidian

    17. Neuropsychiatric Adverse Effects of Amphetamine and Methamphetamine
    18. Jaanus Harro

    19. "Addicted to Euphoria": The History, Clinical Presentation and Management of Party Drug Misuse
    20. Jenny Bearn and Matthew O Brien

    21. "Natural Amphetamine" Khat: A Cultural Tradition or a Drug of Abuse?
    22. Nilesh B. Patel

    23. Methcathinone "Kitchen Chemistry" and Permanent Neurological Damage
    24. Katrin Sikk and Pille Taba

    25. "Legal Highs" An Emerging Epidemic of Novel Psychoactive Substances
    26. Jolanta B. Zawilska

    27. Psychostimulants and Artistic, Musical and Literary Creativity
    28. Iain Smith

    29. Opium as a Literary Stimulant: The Case of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Neil Vickers