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Robson, Philip (2009) Forbidden drugs. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

This book examines all the drugs currently used throughout the world, starting with historical perspectives then looking in detail at effects and side-effects. Why do people use drugs? Why do they become addicted? What are the lessons to be learned from making drugs illegal?

Item Type:Book
Call No:GC2
Pages:260 p.
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Place of Publication:Oxford
Edition:3rd edition
Accession Number:HRB 5023 (Available)
Related URLs:
Subjects:B Substances > Cocaine
B Substances > Steroids of abuse
B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
B Substances > CNS stimulants
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Theory of substance use
B Substances > Drugs and alcohol in general
B Substances > Hallucinogens
B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)

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