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Published: 10 January 2008

232 Pages | 12 figures; 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-selliing book
  • A fascinating and accessible account of amphetamines and their derivatives - exploring their uses and abuses, written to be accessible to a non-specialist audience
  • 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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