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Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs Paperback – July 30, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0926544284 ISBN-10: 0926544284 Edition: 6th

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 602 pages
  • Publisher: Cns Productions; 6th edition (July 30, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0926544284
  • ISBN-13: 978-0926544284
  • Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #147,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Kaydee
I recommend this books to anyone interested in understanding of drugs as well as learning about drugs in general.
Deb
This is a really good book and it is very informational.
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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Tori Hanson on January 17, 2010
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I bought this book for a college class. I found it remarkably biased. Not to mention it quotes, I believe Anslinger, as saying marijuana is akin the monster Frankenstein. As any literate, well-read person would know Victor Frankenstein is the scientist who creates the beast, not the name of the monster. Which I suppose is a problem more with Anslinger's ignorance than the books, but I'm sure there's an abundance of examples of those too. IE: it sites Wikipedia. Nuff said? I would instead refer prospective buyers to the Psychedelic Encyclopedia by Peter Stafford.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Medicine Woman on July 29, 2010
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This book was used for my Youth Addiction class at LBCC (HS-205). It is fantastic! Easy reading, very factual, easy to understand and full of information. While I typically try to sell my used textbooks as soon as the term is over, this is one I will be holding on to! Far and away the best textbook I have had in all of my schooling.

Hats off to the authors!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By corintnia on August 8, 2011
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This is one of the BEST textbooks that I have ever purchased! Any student will WANT to read it!! Do yourself a favor if you are an Addictions Counselor Major, do re-sale this book! It makes a nice reference book!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By David Mahan on April 3, 2010
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I am a Chemical Dependency Professional and this is a excellant reference book for any library. This book takes you from the pre-history of drugs up to the present. I refer to this book two or three times a week.
DLM
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Craroline on August 8, 2010
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I've been referencing this book for 3 years at both of my jobs in drug rehabs, in school (social work MSW), and in giving information to family members who ask drug/addiction questions.
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By Jamie McLaren on May 8, 2008
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So far I've only gotten throught the first chapter. It's a dense amount of information, but it is incredibly well written and informative. No extra words just to take up space and get something into book format. It's definetly a text book. The first chapter gives you an extensive review of the human relationship with drugs since the beginning of time, and forty pages later, I feel enlightened and full of ideas. Incredibly insightful and well worth the price for someone with a deep interest in this field.
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By Deb on September 22, 2010
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The book itself is easy to read and understand. The shippment from the dealer was fast and direct. The information and statistics were compatable to other research in the field of addiciton, the use of various drugs, the damage to the CNS, the administration of the drug and the history of each drug. I recommend this books to anyone interested in understanding of drugs as well as learning about drugs in general.
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By BRASILVIA on July 15, 2014
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