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

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

A bestseller in its 3 prior versions, Buzzed is now revised and up to date with the newest discoveries approximately medications. It contains new information regarding organic and behavioral adjustments in dependancy, the prescription-drug abuse epidemic, specific drug results at the adolescent mind, and tendencies from artificial cannabinoids to e-cigarettes. “Lively, hugely informative, independent, [and] thorough” (Addiction study & 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 medications input the physique, how they control the mind, their temporary and long term results, the several “highs” they produce, and the conditions within which they are often lethal. Neither a “just say no” treatise nor a “how-to” handbook, Buzzed is predicated at the conviction that individuals make larger judgements with exact details in hand.

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