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Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (Paperback)

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revised and updated with the most recent discoveries about drugs. It includes new information about biological and behavioral changes in addiction, the prescription-drug abuse epidemic, distinctive drug effects on the adolescent brain, and trends from synthetic cannabinoids to e-cigarettes. Lively, highly informative, unbiased, and] thorough Research & Theorthe most used and abused drugs from caffeine to heroin to methamphetamine. In both quick-reference summaries and in-depth analysis, it reports on how these drugs enter the body, how they manipulate the brain, their short-term and long-term effects, the different highs they produce, and the circumstances in which they can be deadly. Neither a just say no treatise nor a how-to manual, Buzzed is based on the conviction that people make better decisions with accurate information in hand.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393344516
ISBN-10: 0393344517
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: August 11th, 2014
Pages: 385
Language: English