Title of Book/Report

Drugs and the Neuroscience of Behavior: An Introduction to Psychopharmacology


Psychological Sciences

Document Type


Place of Publication

Los Angeles


SAGE Publications, Inc.

Year of Publication



The up-to-date Second Edition presents an introduction to the rapidly advancing field of psychopharmacology by examining how drug actions in the brain affect psychological processes. The book provides historical background to give readers an appreciation for the development of drug treatments and neuroscience over time, covering major topics in psychopharmacology, including new drugs and recent trends in drug use. Pedagogical features informed by the latest scholarship in teaching and learning are integrated throughout the text to ensure that readers are able to process and understand the material with ease.