pharmacology of alcohol and drugs of abuse and addiction

by Norman S. Miller

Publisher: Springer-Verlag in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Alcoholism -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Substance abuse -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.,
  • Drugs of abuse -- Physiological effect.,
  • Neuropsychopharmacology.,
  • Alcohol, Ethyl -- pharmacology.,
  • Narcotics -- pharmacology.,
  • Street Drugs -- pharmacology.,
  • Substance Abuse.,
  • Substance Dependence.

Edition Notes

StatementNorman S. Miller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC565 .M444 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 365 p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1857796M
ISBN 100387973834
LC Control Number90010046

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