ERIC Number: ED260938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse. National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Monograph 50.
Grabowski, John, Ed.
This monograph consists of eight papers which refer in one way or another to the pharmacology of cocaine. The papers are: (1) Cocaine 1984: Introduction and Overview" (John Grabowski); (2) "Cocaine: A Growing Public Health Problem" (Edgar H. Adams and Jack Durell); (3) "Neural Mechanisms of the Reinforcing Action of Cocaine" (Roy A. Wise); (4) "The Pharmacology of Cocaine" (Reese T. Jones); (5) "Assessment of the Dependence Potential of Cocaine in Animals" (Chris E. Johanson); (6) "The Behavioral Pharmacology of Cocaine in Humans" (Marian W. Fischman); (7) "Changing Patterns of Cocaine Use: Longitudinal Observations, Consequences, and Treatment" (Ronald K. Siegel); and (8) "Cocaine Abuse: A Review of Current and Experimental Treatments" (Herbert D. Kleber and Frank H. Gawin). References, some of them extensive, are included for each paper. A list of National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) research monographs is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Drug Education, Drug Rehabilitation, Drug Use, Neurology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Public Health
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.