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Author Lukas, Scott E.

Title Amphetamines : danger in the fast lane / Scott E. Lukas
Published New York : Chelsea House, 1985


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 MELB  615.78 Eop/Adi  AVAILABLE
Description 109 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Series The Encyclopedia of psychoactive drugs
Encyclopedia of psychoactive drugs.
Contents Introduction -- History of amphetamine use and abuse -- When use becomes abuse -- Behavioral effects of amphetamine -- The effects of amphetamine on the brain and body -- Addiction to amphetamine -- Amphetamine psychosis -- Other toxic effects of amphetamine -- Medical uses of amphetamine -- Amphetamine and the law -- Appendix 1: Amphetamine-related preparations -- Appendix 2: If a friend is in trouble with amphetamine
Summary Examines the history, effects, and medical and legal aspects of amphetamine use and abuse
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 103
Subject Amphetamine abuse -- Juvenile literature.
Amphetamines -- Toxicology -- Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse.
Amphetamine -- toxicity.
Amphetamine-Related Disorders.
Substance-Related Disorders.
LC no. 85000476
ISBN 0877547556