A revised edition includes the most recent findings and provides accessible, objective information in the form of quick-reference summaries and in-depth analyses, discussing how each drug enters the body, their short- and long-term effects, and the circumstances in which they are most dangerous. Original. 20,000 first printing.
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Based on the most current psychological and pharmacological research (little of which has been easily accessible to the general public) Buzzed provides a reliable, unbiased look at the use and abuse of legal and illegal drugs. Neither a "Just Say No" treatise nor a "How To" manual, Buzzed is based on the conviction that people make healthier decisions when they "Just Say Know": when they understand in straightforward language how our complex brains really work, and why even small doses of various substances can have such powerful (and sometimes life-threatening) effects. Buzzed cuts through a vast amount of misinformation and propaganda to tell the truth about drugs -- from alcohol, caffeine, and anti-anxiety pills to heroin, ecstasy, and special-K.About the Author:
Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, and Wilkie Wilson are professors of pharmacology, psychiatry and psychology, and pharmacology, respectively, at Duke University Medical Center.
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