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Chapter 8. Stimulants and Other Fast-Acting Drugs

DOI: 10.1176/appi.books.9781585624119.607352
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Like all other drug classifications in clinical psychopharmacology, the term stimulants covers a range of drugs, with some overlapping actions, that may be useful in treating some disorders, syndromes, or symptoms (Table 8–1). Here, as elsewhere, we lack a tidy one-to-one correlation of drug efficacy and syndrome.

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Table 8–1. Stimulants: names, formulations, and strengths

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