Guide to Psychoactive Drugs

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Harrington Park Press, Jun 1, 1987 - Business & Economics - 186 pages
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Invaluable clinical and treatment information on the most powerful mind-altering drugs in use today. Compiled by two leading professionals from the renowned Haight Ashbury Clinic, the information is based on national and international studies undertaken at the clinic, as well as from 600,000 patient visits, a thorough review of practice and background as reported in the literature, and from their own private practices. An up-to-date reference source, this important guide includes information on the trademark, generic, and popular names of drugs; the use and abuse of drugs; and their acute and chronic effects. An innovative index and cross reference system provide quick, easy access for the physician who must act quickly in an emergency.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Central Nervous System Depressants
27
Central Nervous System Stimulants
57
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About the author (1987)

Jane E. Seymour is a research fellow in the Sheffield Palliative Care Studies Group at the University of Sheffield. She trained as a nurse in 1979, having completed a degree in Social Science at Exeter University. During her nursing career she worked in acute and intensive care: it was here that she developed an interest in end of life care, death, dying and bereavement. She gained a master's degree in sociology from Sheffield Hallam University in 1991 and, in 1997, a doctorate examining the management of death and dying in intensive care from the University of Sheffield.

David E. Smith is a professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

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