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hallucinogens [by] A. Hoffer [and] H. Osmond. With a contribution by T. Weckowicz. by Abram Hoffer

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hallucinogenic drugs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

ContributionsOsmond, Humphry, jt. author
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 626 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages626
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20704341M

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  Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs. The text begins with a review of the history of these drugs and their abuse, and then takes an in-depth look at the many different types of hallucinogens, their chemical make-up, how they affect users, how they are.   The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens derived from tryptophan, and taraxein. The discussions include their chemistry, biochemistry, and neurophysiological Edition: 1. Children and Hallucinogens: The Future of Discipline was published by Penguin Books in The book assessed the amount of lysergic acid diethylamide that can be safely ingested by a child without him shape-shifting into furniture, reducing his mental capacity to that of a forgetful trout, or transforming into an identical replica of himself, which could cost the state thousands of pounds in. Ryan H.A. Chan, John E. Mendelson, in The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System, Abstract. Hallucinogens are drugs that alter consciousness by distorting primarily auditory and visual perception but can affect any sensory system. Hallucinogens also affect judgment, orientation, memory, and emotions. Despite profound alterations in perception, adverse effects are minimal and.

ever using LSD or other hallucinogens in their lifetime (6 percent versus 2 percent in Europe).3 How Widespread Is the Abuse of Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs? According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more than , Americans aged 12 and older reported current (past-month) use of LSD File Size: 2MB. Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs. The text begins with a review of the history of these drugs and their abuse, and then takes an in-depth look at the many different types of hallucinogens, their chemical make-up, how they affect users, how they are.   The Hardcover of the Hallucinogens by James Barter at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators diagrams explain how the drugs work in the brain. The book concludes with source notes that include primary and secondary resources, a list of organizations to contact, an annotated list for further reading, a Author: James Barter. The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens derived from tryptophan, and taraxein. The discussions include their chemistry, biochemistry, and neurophysiological effects. The final chapter deals with animal studies with hallucinogenic drugs.