Chocolate to Morphine: Understanding Mind-Active Drugs

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1983 - Medical - 228 pages
A study of legal and illegal drugs--including stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, medical drugs, and other drugs--discusses the diverse effects of each substance, side effects, safety, and alternatives

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CHOCOLATE TO MORPHINE: Understanding Mind-active Drugs

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This guide to all categories of mind-active drugs is headed for controversy—for it presents detailed information on the premise that many of these drugs can be used safely and responsibly. Well, a ... Read full review

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

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Since drug use has occurred throughout history and within most cultures, the authors in this updated edition of their original work ( LJ 3/15/83) believe that "education based on truthful information ... Read full review


Straight Talk at the Start
What Is a Drug?
Why People Use Drugs

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About the author (1983)

Andrew Weil, one of America's best known advocates of alternative medicine and holistic healing, attended Harvard Medical School. He has worked for the National Institute of Mental Health and the Harvard Botanical Museum. He is the founder of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Associate Director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine, University of Arizona. Weil's books include Spontaneous Healing and Natural Health and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health and Wisdom of Failure: How to Learn the Tough Leadership Lessons Without Paying the Price -which made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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