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WW Norton & Co
09 September 2014
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 behavioural changes in addiction, the prescription-drug abuse epidemic, distinctive drug effects on the adolescent brain and trends from synthetic cannabinoids to e-cigarettes. 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.
By:   Cynthia Kuhn (Duke University School of Medicine), Scott Swartzwelder (Duke University School of Medicine), Wilkie Wilson (Duke University)
Foreword by:   Jeremy Foster, Leigh Heather Wilson
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Fully Revised and Updated Fourth Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   432g
ISBN:   9780393344516
ISBN 10:   0393344517
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   09 September 2014
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Replaced By:   9780393356465
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Cynthia Kuhn is professor of pharmacology at the Duke University School of Medicine. Scott Swartzwelder, PhD is a professor of psychiatry at the Duke University School of Medicine. Wilkie Wilson is professor of prevention science at Duke University.

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