First published in 1980: The current texts represent the state-of-the-art on the use and abuse of amphetamines and related stimulants, from chemical, pharmacological, clinical, and social aspects.
About the Author
John Caldwell, Ph.D., is Senior Lecturer in Biochemical Pharmacology in the Department of Biochemical and Experimental Pharmacology, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London.
S. Joseph Mule, Ph.D. F.A.I.C., is Director of the New York State Division of Substance Abuse Services Testing and Research Laboratory, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Table of Contents
1. Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: Some Introductory Remarks
2. Detection and Identification and Amphetamine and Related Stimulants
Peter E. Nelson and Anthony C. Moffat
3. The Metabolism of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants in Animals
4. Pharmacokinetics of Amphetamines: In Vivo and In Vitro Studies of Factors Governing Their Elimination
Tom B. Vree and Peter Th. Henderson
5. Neuropharmacology of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants
Everett H. Ellinwood, Jr.
6. Acute and Chronic Effects of Amphetamine on Cerebral Energy Metabolism and Cyclic Nucleotides
Stefan R. Nahorski
7. Behavioral Effects of Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: the Importance of Species Differences as Demonstrated by a study in the Marmoset
Rosalind M. Riley, Harry F. Baker, and Timothy J. Crow
8. Experimental Studies of Amphetamine Self-Administration by Animals
Roy W. Pickens
9. Tolerance to the Amphetamines: an Examination of Possible Mechanisms
John Caldwell, Jane E. Croft, and Peter S. Sever
10. Clinical Psychopharmacology of Amphetamine and Related Compounds
Trevor Silverstone and Brian Wells
11. The Amphetamine Psychosis
John M. Davis and R. Francis Schlemmer, Jr.
12. Psychosocial Aspects of Amphetamine and Related Substance Abuse
George B. Greaves
13. The Effects of a Voluntary Ban on Amphetamine Prescribing by Doctors on Abuse Patterns – Experience in the United Kingdom
Francis O. Wells