From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs

From Chocolate to Morphine is the definitive consultant to medicinal drugs and drug use from certainly one of America’s most precious and best-known medical professionals. This significantly renowned ebook — the easiest and so much authoritative source for impartial information regarding how medicinal drugs impact the brain and the physique — covers a variety of to be had ingredients, from espresso to marijuana, antihistamines to psychedelics, steroids to clever medicinal drugs, and discusses most probably results, precautions, and choices. Now improved and up to date to hide such medicinal drugs as oxycontin, Ecstasy, Prozac, and ephedra and to handle various ongoing matters, together with the U.S.’ struggle on medications, marijuana for healing use, the overuse of gear for kids clinically determined with ADHD, and extra, From Chocolate to Morphine is a useful resource.

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Primer of Drug Action: 12th (Twelfth Edition)

By Robert M. Julien

Variation after variation, Robert Julien's A Primer of Drug motion retains velocity with probably the most dynamic fields of clinical inquiry, giving scholars instant entry to the most up-tp-date study and promising new instructions in psychopharmacology. conscientiously up-to-date all through, the recent version back takes its position because the definitive advisor to the medication that impact the brain and behaviour. As constantly, it's transparent, accomplished, goal, and authoritative, spanning a wide selection of drug varieties, together with sedatives, depressants, stimulants, analgesics, psychedelic medications, steroids, and medicine used to regard mental problems.

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency

By Harold E. Doweiko

Doweiko's accomplished textual content displays the present explosion of knowledge in regards to the knowing, id, and therapy of addictive problems. as well as his thorough exam of the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, and hallucinogens, and his reliable options for operating with consumers, Doweiko discusses subject matters often omitted of alternative books--such as aerosols, steroids, and over the counter analgesics. also, the textual content investigates such salient issues because the modifications among abusers and addicts; drug results on young ones, kids, and pregnant and nursing girls; and kids of alcoholics--ensuring that scholars achieve a professional's realizing of 1 of the main urgent problems with our time.

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The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder

By Sally Denton

While Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his loss of life in September 1985 wearing millions in funds and one hundred fifty kilos of cocaine the ugly finish of his startling lifestyles blew open a scandal that reached to the main mystery circles of the U.S. executive. the tale of Thornton and the corporate he served, and the lone heroic struggle of nation Policeman Ralph Ross opposed to a global internet of corruption is without doubt one of the such a lot portentous stories of the 20 th century.

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By Adam Braver

Melding evidence with fiction, Misfit is an interesting exploration of the various personas of Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe is likely one of the such a lot iconic figures within the background of Hollywood, and her mythical paintings at the mammoth monitor is eclipsed simply possibly by way of the lengend of her existence off it. Adam Braver’s Misfit facilities at the final weekend of Monroe’s lifestyles, which she spent at Frank Sinatra’s inn, the Cal Neva resort, in Lake Tahoe. Melding proof with fiction, Braver takes moments all through Monroe’s life―her adolescence, her marriages with Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller, her reviews with Lee Strasberg on the Actors Studio, and her position within the Misfits, the movie Miller wrote for her―and explores how they trained her tragic finish.

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Marijuana Book: Your Complete Cannabis Resource, Including History, Growing Instructions, and Preparation

By Alicia Williamson

That will begin becoming hashish, you've got loads of questions: Is it felony? Can or not it's performed inside of or open air? it truly is challenging to develop? within the every thing Marijuana ebook, you'll discover a transparent, step by step guide to the area of marijuana. Longtime approved Oregon-based scientific grower Alicia Williamson explains the complete process—from deciding on seeds or clones to right curing and garage of harvest. You'll additionally find:

Information at the legality of growing
Tips on becoming interior, outdoor, and in containers
Troubleshooting info for crops that simply won't grow
Recipes for medibles akin to basil pesto and chocolate chip cookiesGrowing hashish should be not easy, but lucrative. From the newbie simply beginning out to the skilled gardener eager to enhance caliber and productiveness, this can be the total advisor to every little thing marijuana.

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Cocaine (Drugs: the Straight Facts)

By Heather Lehr Wagner

Medications are everywhere--on our streets, in our houses, and in our schools--but directly proof approximately medicines will not be. medications: The directly evidence fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a ancient and clinical method of studying approximately medicines, their use, and their impact at the user's well-being. A entire consultant to the second one most typically used illicit drug. This e-book presents a ancient point of view on cocaine and the evolving public perspectives on its use.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

By Hunter S. Thompson, Ralph Steadman

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the easiest chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking reliable occasions ever devoted to the published page.  It is usually the story of a protracted weekend street journey that has long past down within the annals of yank popular culture as one of many strangest trips ever undertaken.

Now this cult vintage of gonzo journalism is an important movie from common, directed by means of Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.

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Articulations: On The Utilisation and Meanings of Psychedelics

By Julian Palmer

Drawing upon 15 years of profound learn, Articulations is an illuminating inquiry into the numerous diverse crops and compounds to be had within the modern-day, conducive 'mindsets' and understandings concerning how psychedelics might be such a lot constructively utilised.

Articulations provides an uncompromising and transparent research of the psychedelic country, intricately exploring the origins of the visions, the character of the beings, and the way genuine therapeutic can such a lot successfully continue in the course of the awake use of psychedelics.

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