Dr. Jose A. Valciukas, in Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology, has written a thorough, lively, and educational study on toxic substances and their effects. Written in a manner that is accessible to both professionals and non-professionals, Dr. Valciukas explains how health and human behavior may be adversely affected by neurotoxins. He introduces his study with a history of environmental and occupational neurotoxicology.

part I|126 pages

Fundamentals and Techniques

chapter 1|14 pages

Main Components of the Nervous System

chapter 2|17 pages

The Neurobiology of Neurotoxic Disease

chapter 3|20 pages

The Clinical Neurological Examination

chapter 4|32 pages

Psychometric Techniques

chapter 5|30 pages

Electrophysiological Procedures

chapter 6|11 pages

Imaging of the Nervous System

part II|22 pages

Neurotoxic Chemical Compounds and Drugs

chapter 7|14 pages

The Neurotoxic Environment

chapter 8|6 pages

Classification of Neurotoxic Substances

part III|30 pages

Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Occupational Health

part IV|132 pages

Methods of Data Analysis

chapter 13|19 pages


chapter 14|21 pages

Data Management

chapter 15|11 pages

Introduction to Data Analysis

chapter 16|12 pages

Assessment of Human Exposure and Dose

chapter 18|11 pages

Control of Demographic Confounders

chapter 19|27 pages

Determining Toxic Causation

part V|196 pages

The Targets of Neurotoxicity

chapter 20|22 pages

Neurotoxic Agents and Brain Development

chapter 21|12 pages

Levels of Consciousness

chapter 22|13 pages

Chemical Senses

chapter 23|11 pages

Somatic Sensory Systems

chapter 24|8 pages

The Vestibular System

chapter 25|19 pages

The Auditory System

chapter 26|22 pages

The Visual System

chapter 27|24 pages

Motor Behavior

chapter 28|20 pages

Motivation, Emotions, and Moods

chapter 29|11 pages

Learning and Memory

chapter 30|16 pages


chapter 31|16 pages


part VI|60 pages

Confounders and Current Issues