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The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances

by Richard Rudgley

  • 330 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Reference,
  • Medical / Pharmacology,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Medical,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Psychotropic drugs,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9372196M
    ISBN 100312263171
    ISBN 109780312263171
    OCLC/WorldCa44812751

      Despite great public interest in the use and abuse of psychoactive substances this is the first comprehensive and reliable book on this fascinating and controversial topic. The encyclopedia covers the entire range of naturally occurring psychoactive species, and also a great number of man-made synthetic drugs and compounds/5(30). Psychopharmacology is the study of the effects of psychoactive drugs on the functioning of the central nervous system at all levels of analysis, thus embracing cognition, behavior, psychological states, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, gene expression, and molecular biology. It includes, as anBrand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    In The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants Christian Rätsch details the botany, history, distribution, cultivation, and preparation and dosage of more than psychoactive plants. He discusses their ritual and medicinal usage, cultural artifacts made from these plants, and works of art that either represent or have been inspired by them/5(). Series: The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Drugs. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an.

    Despite great public interest in the use and abuse of psychoactive substances this is the first comprehensive and reliable book on this fascinating and controversial topic. The encyclopedia covers the entire range of naturally occurring psychoactive species, and also a great number of man-made synthetic drugs and compounds.5/5(2). The Psychoactive Substances Act is a law in the United Kingdom intended to restrict the production, sale and supply of a new class of psychoactive substances often referred to as "legal highs". The bill was given Royal Assent on 28 January , and came into Introduced by: Michael Bates and Theresa May.


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The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances by Richard Rudgley Download PDF EPUB FB2

For all those who might like to believe that drug use has been relegated to the suburban rec rooms and ghetto crack houses of the late twentieth century, The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances offers shocking, yet thoroughly enlightening evidence to the contrary.

In fact, from Neolithic man to Queen Victoria, humans have abused all sorts of drugs in the name of religion, tradition, and 1/5(1).

Despite great public interest in the use and abuse of psychoactive substances this is the first comprehensive and reliable book on this fascinating and controversial topic.

The encyclopedia covers the entire range of naturally occurring psychoactive species, and also a great number of man-made synthetic The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances book and by:   This encyclopaedia encompasses the entire range of naturally-occurring psychoactive substances, and also a great number of man-made synthetic drugs and compounds.

Its coverage extends from the use of intoxicating plants by Neanderthal man to the role of hallucinogens and narcotics in contemporary youth culture/5(30). This very large, very dense book has thorough descriptions of uses, chemical properties, features, and applications of psychoactive plants throughout the world -- I had no idea there were so many psychoactive plants (included are ones such as tobacco, tea, coffee, cocoa, etc.

-- i.e., any plant with minimal or intense psychoactive properties, but many of the plants have shamanic and/or healing /5. Despite great public interest in the use and abuse of psychoactive substances this is the first comprehensive and reliable book on this fascinating and controversial topic.

The encyclopedia covers the entire range of naturally occurring psychoactive species, and also a great number of man-made synthetic drugs and compounds.

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FREE Shipping on $35 Book Edition: First Edition. Christian Rätsch, Ph.D., is a world-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist who specializes in the shamanic uses of plants. He is the author of Marijuana Medicine and The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants and coauthor of Plants of the a Müller-Ebeling, Ph.D., is an art historian and anthropologist and coauthor, with Christian Rätsch, of Shamanism and Tantra in the.

The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants - Examines psychoactive plants and related substances - Explores how using psychoactive plants in a culturally sanctioned context can produce important insights into the nature of reality - Contains color photographs and black-and-white illustrations In the traditions.

In The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants Christian Rätsch details the botany, history, distribution, cultivation, and preparation and dosage of more than psychoactive plants.

He discusses their ritual and medicinal usage, cultural artifacts made from these plants, and works of art that either represent or have been inspired by ed on: Ap Psychotropic Drugs JUDYTH SASSOON Psychotropic drugs are a loosely defined grouping of agents that have effects on psychological function and include the antidepressants, hallucinogens, and tranquilizers.

They are all compounds that affect the functioning of the mind through pharmacological action on the central nervous system. Psychotropic drugs are ubiquitous in our society and.

Psychoactive drug use can be traced to is archaeological evidence of the use of psychoactive substances (mostly plants) dating back at le years, and historical evidence of cultural use over the past 5, years. The chewing of coca leaves, for example, dates back over 8, years ago in Peruvian society.

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Full of mystery, magic, myth, and science, this book opens the doors to a world of time-tested remedies that help us rise to our Released on: Febru   The Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs: Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices of the Association of Ethnomedicine, he is the author of numerous articles and more than 40 books, including The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants and Marijuana Medicine, “In creating this book, Christian Rätsch and Claudia Müller-Ebeling have.

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