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Iversen, Leslie L.

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Works: 110 works in 671 publications in 6 languages and 10,968 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Director, (or
Classifications: RC483, 615.78
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Most widely held works about Leslie L Iversen
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Most widely held works by Leslie L Iversen
The science of marijuana by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Science of Marijuana the author explains the remarkable advances that have been made in scientific research on cannabis with the discovery of specific receptors and the existence of naturally occurring cannabis-like substances in the brain. The book also gives an objective and up-to-date assessment of the scientific basis for the medical use of cannabis and what risks this may entail. The recreational use of the drug and how it affects users is described along with some predictions about how attitudes to cannabis use may change in the future."--Jacket
Behavioral pharmacology by Susan D Iversen( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speed, ecstasy, ritalin : the science of amphetamines by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, a leading authority on psychoactive drugs explores the uses and abuses of amphetamines. Starting with a look at the origins of amphetamines, their use in wartime, their use by poets, musicians - even a President of the US, it presents a fascinating and accessible account of amphetamine use. It examines the evidence for the claims that drugs like ecstasy kill, and considers the widespread use of amphetamines for ADHD - presenting a thorough account based on science and fact, rather than dogma."--Jacket
Drugs : a very short introduction by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to drugs that provides information on legal, prescription, and illegal drugs, explaining what they are, how they work, and how medicines are developed and tested
Handbook of psychopharmacology( Book )

40 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of psychopharmacology by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

146 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volumes 7 and 8 of the Handbook were published in 1977. In Volume 7 methods for studying unconditioned and conditioned behavior were reviewed. Attention was given to both ethological methods and operant conditioning techniques as applied to some selected aspects of behavior. Genetic, developmental, and environmental factors influencing behavior were also discussed. In Volume 8, neurotransmitter systems, and in par ticular brain circuits, were discussed in relation to behavior and to the effects of psychoactive drugs on behavior. The coverage was not exhaus tive because of space limitations. The topics selected for review were, at the time, the focus of considerable experimental effort; they included homeostasis-motivated behaviors: sleep, locomotion, feeding, drinking, and sexual behavior. Brain dopamine systems were therefore discussed in depth, since they were already known to be centrally involved in motivated behaviors. Learning mechanisms and emotion were reviewed in the remaining chapters. In 1984 we initiated an update of behavioral pharmacology to review areas of progress within the same scope as the earlier volumes. This update continues in Volume 19. Among the contributions are several that represent important advances in analyzing behavior and the use of more sophisticated methods to define the effect of drugs on particular aspects of behavior. The chapters by Blundell on feeding and Miczek on aggres sion illustrate the sophistication of modern ethopharmacology
The uptake and storage of noradrenaline in sympathetic nerves by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

18 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast and slow chemical signalling in the nervous system( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dopamine by Peter J Roberts( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to neuropsychopharmacology( Book )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book expands on the molecular and cellular foundations of the classic Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology, Eighth Edition (Cooper, Bloom, and Roth) by now including the behavioral methods used to study psychoactive drugs in experimental animals and in humans. Authored by four founders of modern neuroscience, this concise and comprehensive text covers the current series of medications used to treat diseases of the brain and nervous system--both psychiatric and neurologic--and the neuroscientific information that explains how these medications act on the brain from the molecular to the clinical level. The text ranges from psychotropic drugs that affect mood and behavior to anesthetics, sedatives, hypnotics, narcotics, anticonvulsants, and analgesics, as well as a variety of drugs that affect the autonomic nervous system
Studies of neurotransmitters at the synaptic level. Editors: E. Costa, L.L. Iversen [and] R. Paoletti( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drugs, neurotransmitters, and behavior by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 18 of the Handbook of Psychopharmacology represents the first of a series of volumes intended to bring earlier sections of the work up to date. Volumes 7, 8, and 9, published in 1977 and 1978, dealt with principles of behavior, drugs and neurotransmitters, and neuroanatomy. In subsequent volumes dedicated to these issues, a mixture of topics will be covered in a given volume, covering both advances in basic knowledge in these three areas of the subject and reviews of theoretical and meth odological issues deemed to be of particular relevance at present. L.L.!. S.D.!. S.H.S. vii CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 Behavior as a Measure of Adverse Responses to Environmental Contaminants BERNARD WEISS 1. Special Perspectives 1 1. 1. Pharmacology and Toxicology ... . . 1 1. 2. Origins of Behavioral Toxicology ... 2 1. 3. Special Problems 2 2. Specific Substances ... ... ... 5 2. 1. Heavy Metals 5 2. 2. Volatile Solvents 20 2. 3. Pesticides ... ... ... 33 2. 4. Air Pollutants 36 2. 5. Nonspecific Poisons ... ... 42 2. 6. Food Additives 44 3. Future Prospects 47 3. 1. Chemical Waste ... ... . 47 3. 2. Susceptible Populations ... 48 3. 3. The Statistics of Risk ... ... 49 3. 4. Screening 49 3. 5. Implications for Psychopharmacology 51 4. References ... ... ... 51 CHAPTER 2 State Dependent Learning and Drug Discriminations DONALD A. OVERTON 1. Introduction ... ... ... . 59 2. Description of State Dependent Learning ... 59 ix x CONTENTS 3. History of Development of Knowledge about SDL 60 3. 1. Nineteenth Century Reports. ...
Psychopharmacology of the aging nervous system( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biochemical studies of CNS receptors by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New directions in behavioral pharmacolgy( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synaptic modulators by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dopamine handbook( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of dopamine in 1957-1958 was one of the seminal events in the development of modern neuroscience, and has been extremely important for the development of modern therapies of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Dopamine has a fundamental role in almost all aspects of behavior: from motor control to mood regulation, cognition and addiction and reward, and dopamine research has been unique within the neurosciences in the way it has bridged basic science and clinical practice. Over the decades research into the role of dopamine in health and disease has been in the forefront of modern neuroscience. This book is the first single-volume publication to capture current progress and excitement in this dynamic research field
Stimulants by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biogenic amine receptors by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of receptor research by Leslie L Iversen( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Iversen, L.L.

Iversen, L. L. 1937-

Iversen, L. L. (Leslie L.)

Iversen, Les.

Iversen, Les 1937-

Iversen, Leslie.

Iversen, Leslie 1937-

Iversen, Leslie L.

Iversen, Leslie Lars.

Iversen, Leslie Lars 1937-

Leslie Iversen britischer Pharmakologe

Leslie Iversen British pharmacologist

Leslie Iversen Brits farmacoloog

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Speed, ecstasy, ritalin : the science of amphetaminesDrugs : a very short introductionIntroduction to neuropsychopharmacologyDopamine handbook