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Ecstasy and amphetamines

Ecstasy and amphetamines

global survey 2003.

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Published by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amphetamine abuse,
  • Drug abuse surveys,
  • Ecstasy (Drug)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17616329M
    OCLC/WorldCa53401726

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    Amphetamine definition is - a racemic compound C9H13N or one of its derivatives (such as dextroamphetamine or methamphetamine) that is a stimulant of the central nervous system, is often abused illicitly, and is used clinically especially in the form of its sulfate C9H13NH2SO4 to treat attention deficit disorder and narcolepsy and formerly as a short-term appetite suppressant. Book review Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines Leslie Iversen. Published by Oxford University Press, pages. Price £ ISBN This book is a mix of science, history and social com-mentary on the medical and illicit use of amphetamine and its derivatives, from the introduction of BenzedrineCited by:

    Finally - a book that covers all aspects of the illicit use of cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and/or designer drugs such as GHB, written by two experts in their field. The use of these drugs remains a. Buy Secrets of Methamphetamine Manufacture: Including Recipes for MDA, Ecstasy, and Other Psychedelic Amphetamines by Uncle Fester, Fester online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at. Shop now.5/5(1).


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The use of these drugs remains a continuous threat in health and medical care delivery, and this book will be an essential asset to the physician who may have to face the evaluation of patients whose use of these drugs.

Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine, Amphetamines, Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs: A comprehensive review on their mode of action, treatment of abuse and intoxication: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Hardcover. Amphetamines have had a relatively short, though chequered history.

From their use in wartime, their abuse by the beat generation, up to the popularity of Ecstasy in the late 20th century, many have found amphetamines an enjoyable, though unpredictable, stimulant.

More than that though, amphetamine-based treatments have been found to have beneficial effects for those suffering from Reviews: 1. Truth about Amphetamines, LSD, Ecstasy - free book - Ch 7 16 Books by Futurist Keynote Speaker / Author - The Truth About Drugs - free book on addiction The Truth About Drugs.

Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines. Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines. This book is a mix of science, history and social commentary on the medical and illicit use of amphetamine and its derivatives, from the introduction of Benzedrine inhalers in As with many new drugs, amphetamine was widely Cited by: A relatively comprehensive text on amphetamines that mainly focuses on neuroscience, but also discusses cultural elements of drug use.

The most interesting Ecstasy and amphetamines book (and most irrelevant to my research) is the chapter on ecstasy/5(3). ‘The Book of Margery Kempe, the spiritual autobiography of the wife of a Lynn burgess, exemplified the virtues which lay men and women sought, and the revelations, visions, and ecstasies by which they came to possess them.’ ‘Last year he was in court again on charges of conspiring to supply ecstasy and amphetamines.’.

Ecstasy Amphetamines. Thu, The reasons you're reading this book. Ecstasy is the most benign drug Strike has ever encountered. It is passive yet powerful.

By powerful Strike does not mean that it incapacitates or makes one dangerous. It is, in fact, quite the opposite. Its power is in its ability to evoke a total sensory bath of tactile. Finally - a book that covers all aspects of the illicit use of cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and/or designer drugs such as GHB, written by two experts in their field.

The use of these drugs remains a continuous threat in health and medical care delivery, and this book will be an essential Price: $ Get this from a library. Amphetamines and ecstasy. [Susan Elliot Wright] -- Discusses the effects of amphetamines and ecstasy on the human body, the dangers.

Get this from a library. Speed, ecstasy, ritalin: the science of amphetamines. [Leslie L Iversen] -- "In this book, a leading authority on psychoactive drugs explores the uses and abuses of amphetamines.

Starting with a look at the origins of amphetamines, their use in wartime, their use by poets. Read "Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine, Amphetamines, Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs A comprehensive review on their mode of action, treatment of abuse and intoxication" by Joseph V.

Levy available from Rakuten Kobo. Finally - a book that covers all aspects of the illicit use of cocaine, amphetBrand: Springer Netherlands. It is illegal to make or sell amphetamines. It is also illegal to possess or use amphetamines, unless they have been prescribed by a doctor for medical reasons.

Ecstasy. Ecstasy is a drug that contains methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). Many pills sold as ecstasy contain only small amounts of MDMA, or sometimes none at all.

Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin The Science of Amphetamines Leslie Iversen. New paperback edition of a best-selling book; A fascinating and accessible account of amphetamines and their derivatives, exploring their uses and abuses in a style accessible to non-specialists.

Amphetamines and related stimulants, especially amphetamine, methamphetamine and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, an Ecstasy component), can be separated by a variety of TLC systems, such as those in Table 1 (Figure 2), and sensitively detected as fluorescent derivatives of, for example, fluorescamine or NBD-Cl (4-chloronitro-2,1,3.

This book is a mix of science, history and social commentary on the medical and illicit use of amphetamine and its derivatives, from the introduction of Benzedrine inhalers in As with many new drugs, amphetamine was widely regarded as a wonder drug, initially used as a decongestant and antidepressant, but by one US physician claimed Cited by: [16] [17] The global situation with amphetamines and ecstasy is covered by a United Nations survey, [18] while the properties of various phenethylamines are described by : Robin Whelpton.

The following text likewise excludes amphetamine from substituted amphetamines. In fact it would exclude not only amphetamine but close congeners such as ephedrine and methamphetamine; this may explain the distinction between "amphetamine-like agents" (or "amphetamine-type stimulants") and "substituted amphetamines" (or Ecstasy) as used in Kaplan.

Ecstasy pills are sometimes cut with amphetamines (like speed), caffeine and other substances that have some similar effects but are cheaper to produce. Some pills are cut with stimulants that are slower to kick in than MDMA, and so users have taken more of the pill (or pills) and then overdosed.

3,4-Methyl enedioxy methamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E) or molly, is a psychoactive drug primarily used for recreational purposes. The desired effects include altered sensations, increased energy, empathy, as well as pleasure.

When taken by mouth, effects begin in 30 to 45 minutes and last 3 to 6 hours. Adverse effects include addiction, memory problems, paranoia, Dependence liability: Physical: not.

"In this book, a leading authority on psychoactive drugs explores the uses and abuses of amphetamines. Starting with a look at the origins of amphetamines, their use in wartime, their use by poets, musicians - even a President of the US, it presents a fascinating and accessible account of amphetamine :   While wandering through a bookshop the other day I picked up a new book by pharmacologist Professor Leslie Iversen called Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines and have been thoroughly hooked [insert your own joke here] ever since.

It covers the history, chemistry, culture, safety and neuropsychology of a huge range of amphetamines and related compounds.