Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2008

232 Pages | 12 figs.; 9 black & white photos

ISBN: 9780198530909

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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
  • Couples fascinating stories about the history of amphetamines with revelations about those who have taken them
  • Explores the science behind amphetamines, the evidence for their efficacy in treating ADHD, and the hard facts about whether drugs like Ecstasy are really dangerous

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