Buzzed The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

ISBN-10: 0393344517

ISBN-13: 9780393344516

Edition: 4th 2014

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A bestseller in its three previous editions, Buzzed is nowrevised and updated with the most recent discoveriesabout drugs. It includes new information about biologicaland behavioral changes in addiction, the prescription-drugabuse epidemic, distinctive drug effects on the adolescentbrain, and trends from synthetic cannabinoids to e-cigarettes.“Lively, highly informative, unbiased, [and] thorough” (AddictionResearch & Theory), this no-nonsense handbook surveysthe most used and abused drugs from caffeine to herointo methamphetamine. In both quick-reference summariesand in-depth analysis, it reports on how these drugs enterthe body, how they manipulate the brain, their short-termand long-term effects, the different “highs” they produce,and the circumstances in which they can be deadly. Neithera “just say no” treatise nor a “how-to” manual, Buzzed isbased on the conviction that people make better decisionswith accurate information in hand.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/11/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Cynthia Kuhn, Ph.D., is a researcher in pharmacology & psychology at Duke University Medical Center.

Scott Swartzwelder, Ph.D., is a researcher in pharmacology & psychology at Duke University Medical Center.

Wilkie Wilson, Ph.D., is a researcher in pharmacology & psychology at Duke University Medical Center.

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