Download PDF by Justin T. Gass: Quaaludes (Drugs: the Straight Facts)

By Justin T. Gass

ISBN-10: 0791085465

ISBN-13: 9780791085462

within the Sixties, methaqualone - bought within the usa because the trademark Quaalude - used to be extensively prescribed as a remedy for insomnia and nervousness. in spite of the fact that, it quickly turned obvious that quaaludes have been hugely addictive and had a powerful capability for leisure abuse. during the Nineteen Sixties and '70s, quaaludes have been highly regarded because of their skill to supply a drunk-like nation with out a hangover. After years of clinical study printed the dangerous brief- and long term results of utilizing quaaludes, the medication have been made unlawful and pulled from the industry in so much international locations. in spite of the fact that, quaaludes remain abused in lots of constructing countries. "Quaaludes" covers the historical past of the medication, the actual and mental results, their impression at the mind, their risks of use and abuse, the portrayal of quaaludes within the media, and coverings for quaalude dependancy. Chapters of this name contain: an summary of Depressant medicinal drugs; What Are Quaaludes?; earlier and current Use of Quaaludes; The Neuroscience of Quaalude Use; The actual and mental results of Quaaludes; Quaaludes within the well known Media; and, difficulties linked to using Quaaludes.

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