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Heroin: Pharmacology, Effects and Abuse Prevention
Guthrie, Michel B. and Branden M. Wooten (Eds)
Nova Science / Hardcover / 2012-01-01 / 1619426528
price: $180.00 (may be subject to change)
159 pages
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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the pharmacology, effects, and abuse prevention in heroin. Topics discussed in this compilation include opiate sensitivity and gender; the role of heroin biomarkers in heroin abuse; dynamic behavior for heroin epidemic models; current controversies in the assessment and treatment of heroin addiction and heroin addiction in pregnancy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Opiate Receptors and Gender;pp. 1-26
(Maja Djurendic-Brenesel, Vladimir Pilija, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Clinical Center Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia)

The Interpretation of Analytical Findings in Cases of Heroin Abuse;pp. 27-42
(Maria E. Stefanidou, Sotirios A. Athanaselis, Chara A. Spiliopoulou, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece)

A New Path in Drug Addiction Research: The Crayfish Model and Morphine-Sensitive Reward;pp. 43-50
(Thomas I. Nathaniel, Jaak Panksepp, Robert Huber, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine-Greenville, South Carolina, USA, and others)

Dynamic Behaviour for Heroin Epidemic Models;pp. 51-91
(G.P. Samanta, Swarnali Sharma, Department of Mathematics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India)

Current Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Heroin Addiction;pp. 93-112
(Robert J. Craig, Jesse Brown, VA Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA)*

Heroin Addiction in Pregnancy: Ongoing Demands and Actual Therapy Modalities;pp. 113-142
(Maki Kashiwagi, Urs Zimmermann-Baer, Margaret Huesler, Andre Seidenberg, University Hospital Zurich, Clinic of Obstetrics, Switzerland, and others)*


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