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From chocolate to morphine : everything you need to know about mind-altering drugs

Author: Andrew Weil; Winifred Rosen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] is the ... guide to drugs and drug use from one of America"s most respected and best-known doctors. [It] covers a wide range of available substances, from coffee to marijuana, antihistamines to psychedelics, steroids to smart drugs, and discusses likely effects, precautions, and alternatives. [It also] cover[s] such drugs as oxycontin, Ecstasy, Prozac, and ephedra and to address numerous ongoing issues,  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Weil; Winifred Rosen
OCLC Number: 70670560
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2004.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Straight talk at the start --
What is a drug? --
Why people use drugs --
Relationships with drugs --
Types of drugs --
Stimulants --
Depressants --
Psychedelics, or hallucinogens --
Marijuana --
Solvents and inhalants ; deliriants ; PCP and ketamine --
Medical drugs ; herbal remedies ; smart drugs --
Problems with drugs --
Alternatives to taking drugs --
Final words --
Appendix: First-person accounts and comments --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Andrew Weil and Winifred Rosen. Revised Edition.

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[This book] is the ... guide to drugs and drug use from one of America"s most respected and best-known doctors. [It] covers a wide range of available substances, from coffee to marijuana, antihistamines to psychedelics, steroids to smart drugs, and discusses likely effects, precautions, and alternatives. [It also] cover[s] such drugs as oxycontin, Ecstasy, Prozac, and ephedra and to address numerous ongoing issues, including the United States" war on drugs, marijuana for therapeutic use, the overuse of drugs for children diagnosed with ADHD, and more.-Back cover.

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