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Part I: Forensic Toxicology: Illicit Drugs. Opiate agonists (M.J. Bogusz). Introduction. Solid-phase extraction as a separation technique applied for isolation of opiates from biosamples. Papaver somniferum as a source of opiates. Heroin and associated illicit opiate formulations. Morphine; therapeutic drug and heroin metabolite. Other opiate agonists. Concluding summary. Abbreviations. References. Current Methods for the Separation and Analysis of Cocaine Analytes (R.A. Jufer et al.). Introduction. Current methods for the determination of cocaine. Perspectives. List of abbreviations. References. Amphetamines (J.T. Cody). Introduction. Extraction. Derivatization. Gas chromatography. Liquid chromatography. Alternative techniques. Interpretation of analytical results. Conclusion. Abbreviations. References. Hallucinogens (J.T. Cody). Introduction. Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Mescaline. Psilocybin. Phencyclidine (PCP). Conclusion. Abbreviations. References. Cannabinoids Analysis: Analytical Methods for Different Biological Specimens (M.A. ElSohly, M. Salem). Introduction. Analysis of cannabinoids in urine. Analysis of cannabinoids in blood. Analysis of cannabinoids in hair. Analysis of cannabinoids in meconium. Other biological specimens. Autopsy materials. Analysis of cannabinoids in crude cannabis preparations. Concluding remarks. References. Therapeutic Drugs. Sedatives and Hypnotics (T. Kraemer, H.H. Maurer). Introduction. Barbiturates. Benzodiazepines. Zopiclone and zolpidem. Diphenhydramine. Other sedatives and hypnotics. Concluding summary and perspectives. References. Antidepressants and Antipsychotics (D.R.A. Uges, J.M.H. Conemans). Introduction. Analytical techniques. HPLC chromatog


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