Higher Wisdom: Eminent Elders Explore the Continuing Impact of Psychedelics (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology.)

Psychedelics were an element usually a imperative and sacred a part of such a lot societies all through historical past, and for part a century psychedelics have rumbled in the course of the Western international, seeding a lifestyle, titillating the media, attention-grabbing adolescence, terrifying mom and dad, enraging politicians, and exciting researchers. no longer strangely, those curious chemical substances involved the various best thinkers of the 20 th century, fourteen of whom have been interviewed for this ebook. simply because no extra human learn might be performed, those researchers represent an irreplaceable source. larger knowledge bargains their interesting anecdotes, helpful wisdom, and hard-won knowledge the end result of 50 years of study and mirrored image on some of the most interesting and hard subject matters of our time."

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The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs (Sterling Milestones)

By Michael C. Gerald

Throughout heritage, people all over have looked for treatments to heal bodies and minds. overlaying every thing from old herbs to state of the art chemical compounds, this ebook within the highly renowned Milestones sequence appears at 250 of an important moments within the improvement of life-altering, life-saving, and occasionally life-endangering prescription drugs. Illustrated entries function historical medicines like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic treatments; and arguable clinical remedies like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a mild at the scientists, medical professionals, and corporations who introduced them to us.

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Drugs and the World

By Axel Klein

Drug trafficking and intake are one of the such a lot urgent international problems with our time and the methods to assuaging them are myriad and intricate. With Drugs and the World, Axel Klein takes a remarkably extensive method of the difficulty, exploring the significance of psychoactive elements to our well-being and culture.
            To be thoroughly understood, medications shouldn't be easily tested from a detrimental standpoint, Klein argues. From their centrality in spiritual rituals to their half within the development of exchange between geographical regions, Klein unearths the pivotal position that medications have performed within the development of human society. Klein then investigates the fashionable guidelines that outline definite elements as medications; the hyperlink among medicinal drugs, dependancy, and crime; and the felony techniques and guidelines worldwide that experience mostly did not keep watch over worldwide drug trafficking. The ebook additionally attracts upon reports from the Caribbean, West Africa and jap Europe to suggest options which may toughen the eroded strength of country associations, legislation enforcement, and the democratic approach in addressing drug trafficking.
A well timed and in-depth research, Drugs and the realm offers an expertly written exam that might be crucial for all these fascinated about the position of gear within the glossy world.
 

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Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science

By Zoe Cormier

What led scientists to have acrobats copulate within an MRI computer? Why do wordless styles of sound ship shivers down our spines and tickle historical elements of our brains? How did a chemist's quest to create a drug to ease the ache of childbirth lead to the construction of LSD? And did it swap our figuring out of the mind forever?

From tortoiseshell condoms to celebrity athletes on hallucinogens, technology author Zoe Cormier dissects those and different burning questions, amplifying them with insights from many of the world's bravest, cleverest, and downright most eldritch scientists.

Sex, medicinal drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll explores technology on the area, the place scientists ask immense, unusual questions—and occasionally scan on themselves to discover solutions. It shines a mild into the lesser-known corners of clinical learn to achieve perception into the character of realization, happiness, and humanity. let alone our parties.

Here are tales of unconventional scientists, cutting edge inquiries, hedonistic impulses—and how the renegades of technology have illuminated the secrets and techniques of our baser impulses.

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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients: Development, Manufacturing, and Regulation, Second Edition (Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences)

To effectively deliver an energetic Pharmaceutical factor (API) to marketplace, many steps has to be to make sure compliance with governmental rules. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients is an remarkable consultant to the improvement, production, and law of the guidance and use of APIs globally.

Topics include:

  • Safety, efficacy, and environmental/regulatory requisites
  • Analysis of the new flow of API production from the U.S. and Europe to nations resembling India and China
  • The FDA’s intensified overseas inspection application
  • Multi-use and versatile layout amenities
  • The shift from upkeep scheduling to integrated reliability

This moment version specializes in the standard regulate rules for APIs which have been further or amended because the first variation. those updates aid make sure that pharmaceutical pros and drug brands meet the verified and required directions set forth by way of the USA and overseas regulatory agencies.

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Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft

By Dale Pendell

This is often the 1st quantity of North Atlantic Books’ up to date paperback variation of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic research of the heritage and makes use of of psychoactive crops and similar synthetics first released among 1995 and 2005. The books shape an interrelated suite of works that offer the reader with a special, trustworthy, and sometimes own immersion during this medically, culturally, and spiritually interesting topic. All 3 books are fantastically designed and illustrated, and are written with exceptional authority, erudition, playfulness, and variety.

Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft encompasses a new creation via the writer and as in earlier variants specializes in known psychoactive plant-derived components and comparable synthetics, starting from the licit (tobacco, alcohol) to the illicit (cannabis, opium) and the unique (absinthe, salvia divinorum, nitrous oxide). every one substance is explored intimately, not just with details on its heritage, pharmacology, practise, and cultural and esoteric correspondences, but in addition the subtleties of every plant’s influence on realization in a manner that merely poets can do. the entire concoction is sprinkled with ample quotations from well-known writers, making a literary brew as intoxicating as its subject.

The Pharmako sequence is sustained in Pharmako/Dynamis (focusing on stimulants and empathogens) and Pharmako/Gnosis (which addresses psychedelics and shamanic plants).

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Legalize: The Only Way to Combat Drugs (Independent Minds)

From very modest beginnings 40 years in the past unlawful medications became a huge main issue in each nation. Led by way of the USA, governments have brought prohibitionist rules, yet even the main ugly felony sanctions have did not make any impact at the challenge and the streets of our cities and towns stay awash with medicines. The foreign drug is moment merely to the palms exchange in price, and it will pay no tax. It has spawned corruption which threatens the steadiness of countries, and its scale makes it ineradicable. proof of the failure of prohibition is far and wide. anyone who needs to can purchase medications. the associated fee hasn't ever been reduce. Drug-related illegal activity bills the country billions of kilos a 12 months and clogs up the courts and our prisons. hundreds of thousands of hundreds of thousands of kilos are spent attempting to hinder medicines achieving our beaches, with little or no good fortune, and the NHS spends hundreds of thousands of kilos on drug-related disease. in basic terms by means of taking the money out of the drug exchange can the area desire to make development, and the single approach to take the enterprise clear of the felony gangs is to make medicinal drugs felony. Simultaneous foreign legalization of all medications, with powerful measures to regulate entry to them, aren't effortless to accomplish, however it holds out the easiest likelihood of taming and controlling the threat of gear.

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Clinician's Pocket Reference, 11th Edition

The unique Scut Monkey instruction manual is the market-leading survival consultant for the wards and within the clinic!

4 megastar DOODY'S REVIEW
"This pocket reference is filled with details that's vital for clinical scholars and interns on a day by day foundation. it's wealthy with functional info that would rather be situated in several manuals....Medical scholars and different healthcare prone starting their scientific rotations are the meant viewers. the elemental info is critical for all clinicians to grasp, therefore the booklet serves housestaff particularly good also....This publication is still a favourite between scientific scholars and housestaff for stable reason."--Doody's evaluation Service

"This publication remains to be a favourite between clinical scholars and housestaff for stable reason."--Doody's evaluation Service

This transportable, pocket-sized "manual of manuals" offers crucial sufferer care details for clinical scholars. you will discover absolutely updated assurance of present therapy protocols and step by step info at the background and actual exam, differential analysis, key lab and diagnostic exams, and masses extra.

  • Revised layout and layout promises bulleted, concise details in addition to a variety of circulation charts and tables
  • Thoroughly up-to-date and revised with specific awareness to issues like scientific microbiology, severe care, emergencies, and time-honored medications

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Cooking with Cannabis: The Most Effective Methods of Preparing Food and Drink with Marijuana, Hashish, and Hash Oil (3rd Edition)

By Adam Gottlieb

Every little thing from soup to nuts for the epicurean marijuana fanatic. Cooking with hashish combines altered attention with solid style. contains tasty recipes for boiling, baking, sauteing, jellying, frying and seasoning psychoactive major classes, cakes and snacks. evidence that gourmand flavor and marijuana could make great partners. No photos.

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