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Psychopharmacology of sleep / sponsored by the British Association for Psychopharmacology ; editor, David Wheatley.

  • Wheatley, David, 1919-
[1981], ©1981
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New York : Raven Press, [1981], ©1981.

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x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


Chiefly revised papers presented at the annual summer meeting of the British Association of Psychopharmacology, held at the University of Exeter, 1980

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Includes bibliographies and index


Sleep in animals / D.J. Bruce Durie -- Neurotransmitters and sleep / Werner P. Koella -- Endogenous sleep peptides / René Drucker-Colin -- Biological rhythms, sleep, and drugs / Alain Reinberg -- Sleep and air travel / H.M. Wegmann and K.E. Klein -- Benzodeazepine receptors in the central nervous system / Phil Skolnick, Wallace B. Mendelson, and Steven M. Paul -- Pharmacokinetics of hypnotic drugs / D.D. Breimer and R. Jochemsen -- Effects of drugs on sleep / David Wheatley -- Aftereffects of sleeping drugs / Alyson Bond and Malcolm Lader -- Adrenoceptor drugs and sleep / T.A. Betts -- Other sleep disorders and their treatment / D.F. Scott -- Do we need any new hypnotics? / [edited by] P.B. Bradley.


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