The fourth variation of the fundamental, obtainable resource for knowing how medicines paintings and their results on physique and behavior.

A bestseller in its 3 prior variations, Buzzed is now revised and up to date with the newest discoveries approximately medications. It comprises new information regarding organic and behavioral adjustments in habit, the prescription-drug abuse epidemic, targeted drug results at the adolescent mind, and developments from man made cannabinoids to e-cigarettes. “Lively, hugely informative, independent, [and] thorough” (Addiction examine & Theory), this no-nonsense guide surveys the main used and abused medicines from caffeine to heroin to methamphetamine. In either quick-reference summaries and in-depth research, it stories on how those medicines input the physique, how they control the mind, their momentary and long term results, the several “highs” they produce, and the situations during which they are often lethal. Neither a “just say no” treatise nor a “how-to” handbook, Buzzed relies at the conviction that individuals make larger judgements with exact details in hand. eight pages of colour illustrations

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