Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances: Classification, Pharmacology and Toxicology provides readers with background on the classification, detection, supply and availability of novel psychoactive substances, otherwise known as "legal highs." This book also covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene and provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance followed by a discussion of the acute and chronic harm or toxicity associated with the substance. Written by international experts in the field, this multi-authored book is a valuable reference for scientists, clinicians, academics, and regulatory and law enforcement professionals. Includes chapters written by international experts in the field. Provides a comprehensive look at the classification, detection, availability and supply of novel psychoactive substances, in addition to the pharmacology and toxicology associated with the substance. Offers a single source for all interested parties working in this area, including scientists, academics, clinicians, law enforcement and regulatory agencies. Provides a full treatment of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene including mephedrone and the synthetic cannabinoid receptors in ‘spice’ / ‘K2’.

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  • Author : Paul Dargan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 440 pages
  • ISBN : 0124159117
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Paul Dargan,David Wood
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 August 2013
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Novel Psychoactive Substances: Classification, Pharmacology and Toxicology provides readers with background on the classification, detection, supply and availability of novel psychoactive substances, otherwise known as "legal highs." This book also covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene and provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance followed by a discussion of the acute and chronic harm or toxicity associated with the substance. Written by international experts in the field, this

Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Paul Dargan,David M. Wood
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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Novel Psychoactive Substances: Classification, Pharmacology and Toxicology provides readers with background on the classification, detection, supply and availability of novel psychoactive substances, otherwise known as "legal highs." This book also covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene and provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance followed by a discussion of the acute and chronic harm or toxicity associated with the substance. Written by international experts in the field, this

Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances

Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Ornella Corazza,Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 October 2018
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Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges that clinicians face when dealing with NPS and discusses how the profile of patients and their socio-demographic characteristics frame the serious public health concern that NPS pose. It presents various clinical cases, as well as detailed accounts of symptoms, psychopathology, toxicity, and overall clinical management that NPS require. This handbook brings together a unique collection of chapters written by leading experts in the field, who have felt

Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Ornella Corazza,Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 August 2017
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In light of the recent emergence of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) on a global scale, this book provides a timely analysis of the social and economic impact of the NPS phenomenon, and of the global policy and regulatory responses to it. It presents the first comprehensive overview of the international regulation, policy and market structure of the NPS phenomenon, offering a guide to inform legislative discussions and demonstrating from a comparative perspective the different approaches used to address the rise

Novel Psychoactive Drugs

Novel Psychoactive Drugs
  • Author : Liana Fattore,Aviv Weinstein
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 05 June 2019
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An increasing number of novel psychoactive drugs are currently available and sold as 'legal highs' or 'research chemicals'. These New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) constitute a broad range of hundreds of natural and synthetic drugs, including synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones, synthetic opioids and other classes, which use has resulted in a significantly growing number of intoxication and mortality, as reported by emergency and poison centres from all over the world. Definition of “NPS” includes any substance that has recently become available

Neuropharmacology of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

Neuropharmacology of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)
  • Author : Michael H. Baumann,Richard A. Glennon,Jenny L. Wiley
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 April 2017
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Designer drugs, or new psychoactive substances (NPS), are synthetic chemicals that mimic the effects of classic drugs of abuse. There has been an alarming worldwide increase in the abuse of NPS in recent years. NPS are cheap, easy to obtain, and often legally available. In this volume, leading experts summarize the latest studies regarding the molecular mechanisms of action, behavioral effects, and adverse consequences of popular NPS. Specific chapters clarify the differences between various types of NPS, namely: stimulants, cannabinoids

Synthetic Cathinones

Synthetic Cathinones
  • Author : Jolanta B. Zawilska
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 April 2018
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Over the last decade, and particularly during the recent five years, a rapidly increasing number of novel psychoactive substance (NPSs), often marketed as “designer drugs”, “legal highs”, “herbal highs”, “research or intermediate chemicals” and “laboratory reagents”, has appeared on the drug market in an effort to bypass controlled substance legislation. NPSs encompass a wide range of different compounds and drug classes but had been dominated by synthetic cannabinomimetics and psychostimulatory synthetic cathinones, so-called β-keto amphetamines. Compounds from the later class

Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease

Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Sherma Zibadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 February 2017
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Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease: Alcohol, Tobacco, Caffeine, and Drugs of Abuse in Everyday Lifestyles is a complete guide to the manifold effects of addictive substances on the brain, providing readers with the latest developing research on how these substances are implicated in neurological development and dysfunction. Cannabis, cocaine, and other illicit drugs can have substantial negative effects on the structure and functioning of the brain. However, other common habituating and addictive substances often used as part of an individual’

New Psychoactive Substances

New Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Hans H. Maurer,Simon D. Brandt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 February 2019
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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.

Fentanyl, Inc.

Fentanyl, Inc.
  • Author : Ben Westhoff
  • Publisher : Atlantic Monthly Press
  • Release : 03 September 2019
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A deeply human story, Fentanyl, Inc. is the first deep-dive investigation of a hazardous and illicit industry that has created a worldwide epidemic, ravaging communities and overwhelming and confounding government agencies that are challenged to combat it. “A whole new crop of chemicals is radically changing the recreational drug landscape,” writes Ben Westhoff. “These are known as Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and they include replacements for known drugs like heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, and marijuana. They are synthetic, made in a

Novel Psychoactive Substances

Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • Author : Paul Dargan,David Wood
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 April 2021
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Novel Psychoactive Substances: Classification, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Second Edition provides readers with a comprehensive examination on the classification, detection, supply and availability of novel psychoactive substances, otherwise known as "legal highs." The book covers individual classes of novel psychoactive substances that have recently emerged onto the recreational drug scene and provides an overview of the pharmacology of the substance and a discussion of their associated acute and chronic harm and toxicity. This second edition addresses drugs new to the scene,