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Handbook of Novel Psychoactive Substances

What Clinicians Should Know About NPS

Edited by: Ornella Corazza , Andres Roman-Urrestarazu

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138068292
eBook ISBN: 9781315158082
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315158082
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Book description

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 the need to share their knowledge and experience to improve the clinical practice on NPS and the wellbeing of their patients.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Overcoming the NPS Challenge Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Need for Clinical Guidelines on NPS Download PDF
Chapter  3:  NPS Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The NPS Crisis in British Prisons Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Current Trends in Performance- and Image-Enhancing Substance Use Among Gym Goers, Exercisers, and Athletes Download PDF
Chapter  6:  NPS in Emergency Rooms Download PDF
Chapter  7:  A Sentinel and Design Model of Evidence Collection on Acute Drug and NPS Toxicity Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Novel and Traditional Club Substances’ Association to Psychopathological and Medical Sequelae Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Spice Drugs, Synthetic Cannabinoids, and ‘Spiceophrenia’ Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Synthetic Cannabinoids, Opioids, and Polydrug Use Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Synthetic Cathinones and Related Fatalities in the United Kingdom Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Marvin the Paranoid Android and Alice in Wonderland Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Clinical Aspects Related to Methylphenidate-Based NPS Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Worldwide Spread of ‘Herbal Highs’ Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Clinical and Medical Management of Conditions Caused by MDMA or ‘Ecstasy’ Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Clinical Effects of 2C-B Abuse Download PDF
Chapter  17:  ‘In and Out of the Hole’ Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Fentanyl and Related Opioids Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Designer Benzodiazepines Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Misuse, Recreational Use, and Addiction in Relation to Prescription Medicines Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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