Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of hallucinogens (LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, and others), including their history, their medical use, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more. Hallucinogens have been use by humans for many thousands of years, for both spiritual and recreational purposes. However, with developments in brain research, we now understand that hallucinogens, particularly those created in illicit laboratories, can be more potent and dangerous than theyave ever been. In this Hazelden Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include: ac What hallucinogens are and how theyare created ac The history of their use and abuse ac Changing cultural, social, and legal factors ac Definitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parents ac How the drugs work, including their health effects ac Intervention and effective treatment methods ac Relapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts... of separation from their bodies, and some reportterrifying experiencesthat are likened to a near-death experience or a bad LSD trip. ... When used as a recreational drug, DXM is taken in much higher doses thanis medically recommended.
|Title||:||Get Smart About Hallucinogens|
|Publisher||:||Hazelden Publishing - 2014-07-01|