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By Cynthia Kuhn,Scott Swartzwelder,Wilkie Wilson,Jeremy Foster,Leigh Heather Wilson

The fourth version of the fundamental, available resource for knowing how medications paintings and their results on physique and behavior.

A bestseller in its 3 past versions, Buzzed is now revised and up-to-date with the newest discoveries approximately medicines. It comprises new information regarding organic and behavioral alterations in dependancy, the prescription-drug abuse epidemic, designated drug results at the adolescent mind, and developments from man made cannabinoids to e-cigarettes. “Lively, hugely informative, impartial, [and] thorough” (Addiction examine & Theory), this no-nonsense guide surveys the main used and abused medications from caffeine to heroin to methamphetamine. In either quick-reference summaries and in-depth research, it reviews on how those medications input the physique, how they control the mind, their temporary and long term results, the various “highs” they produce, and the situations within 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 actual details in hand.

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