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Hallucinogens (The History of Drugs)

by Mary E. Williams

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Substance Use / Abuse Education (Young Adult),
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • General,
  • Hallucinogenic drugs,
  • Hallucinogenic plants,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898413M
    ISBN 100737719591
    ISBN 109780737719598

    Resurgence of hallucinogens --Strange class of drugs --Hallucinogens and spiritual rituals --LSD and the search for therapeutic drugs --Rave drugs --Hallucinogens and the law --Organizations to contact. Series Title: Drug education library. Responsibility: by James Barter. The first nontechnical guide to both the cultural significance and physiological effects of hallucinogens, HALLUCINOGENIC PLANTS will fascinate general readers and students of anthropology and history as well as botanists and other specialists. All of the wild and cultivated species considered are illustrated in brilliant full color.

    An introduction to hallucinogens --The history of hallucinogens --Chemical properties and effects of hallucinogens --The use and abuse of hallucinogens --Treatment and recovery --Hallucinogens and the law --Club drugs --Looking ahead: designer drugs and research chemicals. Series Title: Understanding drugs (Chelsea House Publishers) Responsibility. This book has been written partly to provide that kind of information. No matter whether we believe that men's intake of hallucinogens in primitive or sophisticated societies constitutes use, misuse, or abuse, hallucinogenic plants have undeniably played an extensive role in human culture and probably shall continue to do so.

    Hallucinogens are a broad class of drugs that induce visual and auditory hallucinations, or profound distortions in a person's perceptions of reality. These drugs can . Hallucinogens by Williams, Mary E A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.


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Hallucinogens (The History of Drugs) by Mary E. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book has seemingly interesting points & maybe, I feel, one of my favorite books to date via I've read this about ~4 times, the book covers a lot of things especially the "hallucinogenic" side of things, I think the main thing to keep in mind here is 4/4(4).

The Hallucinogens attempts to provide a detailed description of the hallucinogens in a single volume. Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses produce changes in perception, in thought, and in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory loss, or disorientation for person, place, and time.

Terrence McKenna has spent twenty-five years exploring "the ethnopharmacology of spiritual transformation" and is a specialist in the ethnomedicine of the Amazon basin. He is coauthor, with his brother Dennis, of The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching, and the author of Food of the by: Common classic hallucinogens include the following: LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the most powerful mind-altering chemicals.

It is a clear or white odorless material made from lysergic acid, which is found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. "Scarfolk is a fictional northern English town created by writer and designer Richard Littler, who is sometimes identified as the town mayor.

Scarfolk artefacts have been praised for their true-to-life detail, and several images, including a faux Penguin Books publication called 'Children & Hallucinogens: The Future of Discipline', went viral, believed by some to be genuine.". The Hallucinogens attempts to provide a detailed description of the hallucinogens in a single volume.

Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses produce changes in perception, in thought & in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory loss, or disorientation for person, place & time.4/5. Author Michael Pollan, who experimented with mushrooms, LSD and other psychedelics while researching his latest book, says: "I had Hallucinogens book experience that was by turns frightening and ecstatic and weird.".

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.

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. 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 thanAmericans 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.

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. Hallucinogens are a pharmacologically diverse group of compounds, including plant- and animal-sourced compounds and synthetic drugs that produce unique alterations of consciousness (Table 15–1).These psychoactive substances produce a profile of changes in thoughts, perceptions, and emotions, often including profound alterations in the perception of reality, that are rarely.

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.

Biography / Don juan (legendary character) / Indians, north american / Hallucinogens / Religion and mythology / s / 20th century / Literature / Philosophy / Mysticism / Yaqui indians--religion / Juan, don, / Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience.

Hallucinogen, substance that produces psychological effects that tend to be associated with phenomena such as dreams or religious exaltation or with mental disorders such as schizophrenia. There are various types of hallucinogens.

Learn about the history and effects of. The Negative and Positive Effects of Using Hallucinogens ; Various Forms, Legality, Costs, and Other Critical Information.

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A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent that often or ordinarily causes hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thought, emotion, and consciousness that are not typically experienced to such degrees with other categories of drugs.

The common classifications for hallucinogens are psychedelics, dissociatives and deliriants. Researchers believe that hallucinogens alter the perceptions of users by acting on neural circuits in the brain, particularly in the prefrontal cortex  , a region of the brain involved in perception, mood, and cognition Whereas dissociative drugs are thought to disrupt glutamate transmitters in the brain, hallucinogens are believed to affect the neurotransmitter.

Hallucinogens may also cause an adverse effect if used with alcohol or marijuana resulting in an overdose. Hallucinogens can be found in plants such as mescaline, which comes from a cactus known as peyote, or certain mushrooms. Hallucinogens may also be chemically created.

Some of the chemically created forms of hallucinogens are commonly known as.Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens Jeffrey Lipshultz Group Meeting Ap Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens disclaimer Don’t do illegal or unsafe drugs.

Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens outline Classes of hallucinogens: 5-HT2A receptor agonists Serotonin-releasing agentsFile Size: 7MB.Scholarly review of chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, etc. properties of hallucinogens.

Carefully packed for shipment to arrive in same condition as quoted in description. Domestic media ships as quoted, but expedited [priority] shipping or international shipping will require additional postage; this is a heavy Edition: 1st Edition.