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Pill Head The Secret Life of a Painkiller Addict

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ISBN-10: 1401322980

ISBN-13: 9781401322984

Edition: 2009

Authors: Joshua Lyon

List price: $27.00
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Bringing together both the journalist's eye and the addict's mind, "Pill Head" explores Lyon's own addiction and the cultural phenomena that made pill-popping so popular, especially among the twenty-somethings of Generation Rx.
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 7/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 270
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Prologue
The How, the Why, and Let's Get High
"I Want Total Sensory Deprivation and Backup Drugs"
"I Meant for You to Take One or Two-Not the Whole Thing!"
"I Couldn't Imagine Ever Not Doing Them"
"Depression Hurts"
"Remember Valley of the Dolls?"
"It Was the Worst Week of My Life"
"Are We Being Irresponsible?"
Heather Hits Rehab
Fight or Flight
How to Destroy a Doctor
Jared's Turn
Hunting and Shutting Down
Horror Hospital
"All of This Foam Came Out of My Son's Mouth"
Escape to (and in) the Midwest
Harm Reduction and the Future of Painkiller Abuse
"Boredom Is God"
One Year Later
Onward
Epilogue
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