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Amphetamines and other stimulants

Author: Lianne Warburton; Diana Callfas
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2008.
Series: Junior drug awareness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a guide to amphetamines such as crystal methamphetamine, Ritalin, and other stimulants, discusses the physiological effects of their use, and offers advice on overcoming addiction.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lianne Warburton; Diana Callfas
ISBN: 9780791097120 0791097129
OCLC Number: 125403123
Description: 120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The shaky truth about stimulants --
Stimulants make history! --
The Devil's candy: crystal meth and other amphetamines --
Legal speed: ritalin an amphetamine-like stimulant --
The high life --
dependence, addiction, and overdose --
Stimulant users: innocent victims or calculated criminals? --
Policing stimulants --
Help!!!glossary.
Series Title: Junior drug awareness.
Responsibility: Lianne Warburton and Diana Callfas.
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Amphetamines, including crystal meth, are some of the powerful and addictive drugs available. Their illicit use has devastated communities all over North America. This title explores the science and  Read more...

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