Drugs, neurotransmitters, and behavior

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  • Behavior.,
  • Neurotransmitter Agents.,
  • Psychopharmacology.

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Statementedited by Leslie L. Iversen, Susan D. Iversen and Solomon H. Snyder.
SeriesHandbook of psychopharmacology : Section 2, Behavioral pharmacology in animals -- v. 8, Handbook of psychopharmacology : Section 2, Behavioral pharmacology in animals -- v. 8, Handbook of psychopharmacology : Section 2, Behavioral pharmacology in animals -- v. 8
ContributionsIversen, Leslie L., ed., Iversen, Susan D., 1940- ed., Snyder, Solomon H., 1938- ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 590 p. :
Number of Pages590
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Open LibraryOL21580483M
LC Control Number75006851

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