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Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues

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Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues. / Corkery, John; Orsolini, Laura; Papanti, Duccio; Schifano, Fabrizio.

Light in Forensic Science: Issues and Application: Issues and Applications. ed. / Mire Zloh; Jacqueline L. Stair; Giorgia Miolo. First. ed. London : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018. p. 207-256 (Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences; Vol. 17).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Harvard

Corkery, J, Orsolini, L, Papanti, D & Schifano, F 2018, Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues. in M Zloh, JL Stair & G Miolo (eds), Light in Forensic Science: Issues and Application: Issues and Applications. First edn, Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, vol. 17, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, pp. 207-256. https://doi.org/10.1039/9781788010344-00207

APA

Corkery, J., Orsolini, L., Papanti, D., & Schifano, F. (2018). Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues. In M. Zloh, J. L. Stair, & G. Miolo (Eds.), Light in Forensic Science: Issues and Application: Issues and Applications (First ed., pp. 207-256). (Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences; Vol. 17). Royal Society of Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1039/9781788010344-00207

Vancouver

Corkery J, Orsolini L, Papanti D, Schifano F. Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues. In Zloh M, Stair JL, Miolo G, editors, Light in Forensic Science: Issues and Application: Issues and Applications. First ed. London: Royal Society of Chemistry. 2018. p. 207-256. (Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences). https://doi.org/10.1039/9781788010344-00207

Author

Corkery, John ; Orsolini, Laura ; Papanti, Duccio ; Schifano, Fabrizio. / Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and recent scenarios: epidemiological, anthropological and clinical pharmacological issues. Light in Forensic Science: Issues and Application: Issues and Applications. editor / Mire Zloh ; Jacqueline L. Stair ; Giorgia Miolo. First. ed. London : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018. pp. 207-256 (Comprehensive Series in Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences).

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