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TitleBuzzed
AuthorCynthia M. Kuhn
ISBN0393344517
ImprintCynthia M. Kuhn Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages384

Description

A bestseller in its three previous editions, Buzzed is now revised and updated with the most recent discoveries about drugs It includes new information about biological and behavioral changes in addiction, the prescription drug abuse epidemic, distinctive drug effects on the adolescent brain, and trends from synthetic cannabinoids to e cigarettes Lively, highly informative, unbiased, and thorough Addiction Research Theory , this no nonsense handbook surveys the most used and abused drugs from caffeine to heroin to methamphetamine In both quick reference summaries and in depth analysis, it reports on how these drugs enter the body, how they manipulate the brain, their short term and long term effects, the different highs they produce, and the circumstances in which they can be deadly Neither a just say no treatise nor a how to manual, Buzzed is based on the conviction that people make better decisions with accurate information in hand.

Reviews

Christine

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

This fascinating book offers straight facts on all sorts of drugs alcohol, caffeine, hallucinogens, herbal remedies, opiates, cannabis, steroids, amphetamines, sedatives, nicotine, and It explains the effects on the human body, and is neither a how to nor a just say no reference book I would HIGHLY... (Sign in to see more)


Erik Graff

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

This book, as I recall, originated as an information guide for university students Credibility being an issue, it was written and edited by a combination of medical, psychopharmacological, and psychiatric experts assisted by representative students The result is a handy encyclopedia covering the psy... (Sign in to see more)


Nathan

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

Buzzed is a pretty remarkable book Designed to cut the BS out of propaganda for and against drug use, Buzzed is essentially a reference book for all psycho active substances, legal or illegal, from caffeine to nicotine to ecstasy It gives a breakdown of what damage is caused to the brain by excessiv... (Sign in to see more)


Margarita

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

Jonathan just finished reading the chapter on caffeine for his Science Fair Project great read chapter by chapter on all types of substances the good, the bad and the ugly Before children learn to just say NO to drugs, it is good that they KNOW about the drugs, see what they look like so they re not... (Sign in to see more)


Emma Ligia

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

The book is very well documented and it gets bonus points for the impartiality and the objective touch Say no to drugs is trnasformes in say know to drugs which is a better aproach for stoping drug consumption among teenagers and not only Humans tend to not take drugs if it is their own decision and... (Sign in to see more)


Hunter

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

By far one of the informative and fun books to read, Buzzed presents a teen and young adult explanation for the newest and most common of drugs, both legal and illegal, in the US market While providing not only the name and effects of the drugs in question, Buzzed has pictures to match making it a... (Sign in to see more)


Evan Wondrasek

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

Definitely on the academic side of books every chapter speaks to a particular type of drug , but super informative I enjoyed learning about the biochemical processes between chemicals and the human body.


Michaelwilliam

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

Ok for what it is worth Good easy read about an interesting topic.


Julie

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

When I saw it was available, I had to read one of the most stolen library books of all time.


Samuel Ore

Buzzed By Cynthia M. Kuhn

A decent reference for my professional practice I was hoping for scholarly sources and expanded references to the literature, but still useful.


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