Buzzed - 9780393344516

Un libro in lingua di Kuhn Cynthia Ph.D. Swartzwelder Scott Ph.D. Wilson Wilkie Ph.D. Wilson Leigh Heather (CON) Foster Jeremy (CON) edito da W W Norton & Co Inc, 2014

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A bestseller in its three previous editions, Buzzed is nowrevised and updated with the most recent discoveriesabout drugs. It includes new information about biologicaland behavioral changes in addiction, the prescription-drugabuse epidemic, distinctive drug effects on the adolescentbrain, and trends from synthetic cannabinoids to e-cigarettes.“Lively, highly informative, unbiased, [and] thorough” (AddictionResearch & Theory), this no-nonsense handbook surveysthe most used and abused drugs from caffeine to herointo methamphetamine. In both quick-reference summariesand in-depth analysis, it reports on how these drugs enterthe body, how they manipulate the brain, their short-termand long-term effects, the different “highs” they produce,and the circumstances in which they can be deadly. Neithera “just say no” treatise nor a “how-to” manual, Buzzed isbased on the conviction that people make better decisionswith accurate information in hand.

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