New Psychoactive Substances

Pharmacology, Clinical, Forensic and Analytical Toxicology

  • Hans H. Maurer
  • Simon D. Brandt

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 252)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Justice N. A. Tettey, Conor Crean, Susan C. Ifeagwu, Martin Raithelhuber
    Pages 51-67
  3. Michael H. Baumann, Hailey M. Walters, Marco Niello, Harald H. Sitte
    Pages 113-142
  4. Linda D. Simmler, Matthias E. Liechti
    Pages 143-164
  5. Jason Wallach, Simon D. Brandt
    Pages 261-303
  6. Jason Wallach, Simon D. Brandt
    Pages 305-352
  7. Patrick M. Beardsley, Yan Zhang
    Pages 353-381
  8. Bjoern Moosmann, Volker Auwärter
    Pages 383-410
  9. Lea Wagmann, Hans H. Maurer
    Pages 413-439
  10. Markus R. Meyer
    Pages 441-459
  11. Anders Helander, Matilda Bäckberg
    Pages 461-473
  12. Robert Kronstrand, Davide Guerrieri, Svante Vikingsson, Ariane Wohlfarth, Henrik Gréen
    Pages 495-541
  13. Christoph Ort, Lubertus Bijlsma, Sara Castiglioni, Adrian Covaci, Pim de Voogt, Erik Emke et al.
    Pages 543-566

About this book


This volume is designed to feature the pharmacology of new psychoactive substances, legislative aspects, information exchange including epidemiology, and clinical, forensic, and analytical toxicology in order to facilitate the understanding of this complex and rapidly developing phenomenon.


New psychoactive substances Designer drugs Neuropsychopharmacology Public health Analytical toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans H. Maurer
    • 1
  • Simon D. Brandt
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Experimental and Clinical Toxicology, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and ToxicologySaarland UniversityHomburg (Saar)Germany
  2. 2.School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular SciencesLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-10560-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-10561-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0171-2004
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0325
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