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The Resource Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds, Lauren Slater

Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds, Lauren Slater

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Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds
Title
Blue dreams
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the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Slater
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Language
eng
Summary
Explores the discovery, invention, science, and people behind today's major psychotropic drugs, from the earliest, Thorazine and Lithium, through Prozac and Ecstasy, to today's most cutting-edge memory drugs and neural implants
Summary
Explores the discovery, invention, science and people behind today’s major psychotropic drugs, from the earliest, Thorazine and Lithium, to Prozac, Ecstasy, “magic mushrooms” and through today’s most cutting-edge memory drugs and neural implants
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10622508
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YDX
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Slater, Lauren
Dewey number
615
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Psychotropic drugs
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience
  • Substance abuse
  • Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotropic drugs
  • Substance abuse
Target audience
adult
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the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds
Label
Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds, Lauren Slater
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-386) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Thorazine: Awake! -- Lithium : a salted stone -- Early antidepressants : the three-ringed molecule and the psychic energizer -- SSRIs : the birth of Prozac -- Placebos : the dancing disease -- Psilocybin (magic mushrooms) : God's flesh -- MDMA (Ecstasy) : the marriage medicine -- PKMzeta/ZIP (memory drugs) : the spotless mind -- Deep brain stimulation : who holds the clicker? -- Epilogue: Where we're headed
Control code
on1039683428
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780316370622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1039683428
Label
Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds, Lauren Slater
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-386) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thorazine: Awake! -- Lithium : a salted stone -- Early antidepressants : the three-ringed molecule and the psychic energizer -- SSRIs : the birth of Prozac -- Placebos : the dancing disease -- Psilocybin (magic mushrooms) : God's flesh -- MDMA (Ecstasy) : the marriage medicine -- PKMzeta/ZIP (memory drugs) : the spotless mind -- Deep brain stimulation : who holds the clicker? -- Epilogue: Where we're headed
Control code
on1039683428
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 397 pages
Isbn
9780316370622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1039683428

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