Chapter 2, titled “The History, Use and Basic Pharmacology of Stimulants,” is outstanding. It begins with a general overview of the terminology and neuropharmacology of drugs of abuse and then moves into specific sections addressing cocaine, amphetamine, and methamphetamine independently. Chapter 3 provides an overview of the diagnosis and assessment of stimulant abuse and dependence. It covers the subjective, behavioral, psychiatric, and physical effects of stimulants. DSM-5 criteria as they apply to stimulants are also discussed. In addition, developmental, gender, and cultural differences in presentations are reviewed.