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Hallucinogens

Marlene Dobkin De Rios

Hallucinogens

Cross-Cultural Perspectives

by Marlene Dobkin De Rios

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Prism Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Drug-induced states,
  • Popular psychology,
  • States of consciousness,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8979050M
    ISBN 10185327061X
    ISBN 109781853270611
    OCLC/WorldCa24738874

    Hallucinogens powerfully affect the way our five senses work and change our impressions of time and reality. The influence of hallucinogens does make your brain lose control of how you perceive the world. In fact, senses seem to get crossed—giving the feeling of hearing colors and seeing sounds. However, the word “hallucinogens” doesn’t. Early clinical research. In the s and s, thousands of research participants were administered hallucinogens in the context of basic clinical research or therapeutic clinical research, resulting in hundreds of publications (Grinspoon and Bakalar, ; Grob et al., ; Strassman, ; Nichols, ).During this time the United States Army investigated classical hallucinogens as Cited by:


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This book has seemingly interesting points & maybe, I feel, one of my favorite books to date via I've read this about ~4 times, the book covers a lot of things especially the "hallucinogenic" side of things, I think the main thing to keep in mind here is that the stigma of hallucinogens will always "be around".4/4(4).

The Hallucinogens attempts to provide a detailed description of the hallucinogens in a single volume. Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses produce changes in perception, in thought, and in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory.

Author Michael Pollan, who experimented with mushrooms, LSD and other psychedelics while researching his latest book, says: "I had an experience that was by.

Common classic hallucinogens include the following: LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the most powerful mind-altering chemicals. It is a clear or white odorless material made from lysergic acid, which is found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.

This is a classic written by the late Harvard Professor Richard Evans Schultes, the father of ethnobotany and one of the world's greatest experts on hallucinogens. The illustrations are useful and the cultural details about how these plants are used are priceless.5/5(7).

The Hallucinogens attempts to provide a detailed description of the hallucinogens in a single volume. Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses Hallucinogens book changes in perception, in thought & in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory 4/5. Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs.

The text begins with a review of the history of these drugs and their abuse, and then takes an in-depth look at the many different types of hallucinogens, their chemical make-up, how they affect users, how they are.

The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens derived from tryptophan, and taraxein. The discussions include their chemistry, biochemistry, and neurophysiological Edition: 1.

Children and Hallucinogens: The Future of Discipline was published by Penguin Books in The book assessed the amount of lysergic acid diethylamide that can be safely ingested by a child without him shape-shifting into furniture, reducing his mental capacity to that of a forgetful trout, or transforming into an identical replica of himself, which could cost the state thousands of pounds in.

Ryan H.A. Chan, John E. Mendelson, in The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System, Abstract. Hallucinogens are Hallucinogens book that alter consciousness by distorting primarily auditory and visual perception but can affect any sensory system. Hallucinogens also affect judgment, orientation, memory, and emotions.

Despite profound alterations in perception, adverse effects are minimal and. ever using LSD or other hallucinogens in their lifetime (6 percent versus 2 percent in Europe).3 How Widespread Is the Abuse of Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs.

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more thanAmericans aged 12 and older reported current (past-month) use of LSD File Size: 2MB. Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs.

The text begins with a review of the history of these drugs and their abuse, and then takes an in-depth look at the many different types of hallucinogens, their chemical make-up, how they affect users, how they are.

The Hardcover of the Hallucinogens by James Barter at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators diagrams explain how the drugs work in the brain. The book concludes with source notes that include primary and secondary resources, a list of organizations to contact, an annotated list for further reading, a Author: James Barter.

The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens derived from tryptophan, and taraxein. The discussions include their chemistry, biochemistry, and neurophysiological effects. The final chapter deals with animal studies with hallucinogenic drugs.

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The Negative and Positive Effects of Using Hallucinogens ; Various Forms, Legality, Costs, and Other Critical Information. Take action right away to invest in your own future by downloading this book, Hallucinogens: The Truth About Hallucinogenic Plants: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP.

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Hallucinogen, substance that produces psychological effects that tend to be associated with phenomena such as dreams or religious exaltation or with mental disorders such as schizophrenia.

There are various types of hallucinogens. Learn about the history and effects of hallucinogens. A hallucinogen is a psychoactive agent that often or ordinarily causes hallucinations, perceptual anomalies, and other substantial subjective changes in thought, emotion, and consciousness that are not typically experienced to such degrees with other categories of drugs.

The common classifications for hallucinogens are psychedelics, dissociatives and deliriants. Researchers believe that hallucinogens alter the perceptions of users by acting on neural circuits in the brain, particularly in the prefrontal cortex  , a region of the brain involved in perception, mood, and cognition Whereas dissociative drugs are thought to disrupt glutamate transmitters in the brain, hallucinogens are believed to affect the neurotransmitter serotonin.

Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens Jeffrey Lipshultz Group Meeting Ap Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens disclaimer Don’t do illegal or unsafe drugs. Chemistry and Biology of Hallucinogens outline Classes of hallucinogens: 5-HT2A receptor agonists Serotonin-releasing agentsFile Size: 7MB.

Hallucinogens are a pharmacologically diverse group of compounds, including plant- and animal-sourced compounds and synthetic drugs that produce unique alterations of consciousness (Table 15–1).These psychoactive substances produce a profile of changes in thoughts, perceptions, and emotions, often including profound alterations in the perception of reality, that are rarely experienced except.

Scholarly review of chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, etc. properties of hallucinogens. Carefully packed for shipment to arrive in same condition as quoted in description. Domestic media ships as quoted, but expedited [priority] shipping or international shipping will require additional postage; this is a heavy Edition: 1st Edition.

Hallucinogens are a broad class of drugs that induce visual and auditory hallucinations, or profound distortions in a person's perceptions of reality. These drugs can be naturally occurring, such. Hallucinogens may also cause an adverse effect if used with alcohol or marijuana resulting in an overdose.

Hallucinogens can be found in plants such as mescaline, which comes from a cactus known as peyote, or certain mushrooms. Hallucinogens may also be chemically created. Some of the chemically created forms of hallucinogens are commonly known as.

In Hallucinogens, Charles Grob surveys recent writings from such important thinkers as Terence McKenna, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil, illustrating that a reevaluation of the social worth of hallucinogens-used intelligently-is greatly in : This book has been written partly to provide that kind of information.

No matter whether we believe that men's intake of hallucinogens in primitive or sophisticated societies constitutes use, misuse, or abuse, hallucinogenic plants have undeniably played an extensive role in human culture and probably shall continue to do so. Resurgence of hallucinogens --Strange class of drugs --Hallucinogens and spiritual rituals --LSD and the search for therapeutic drugs --Rave drugs --Hallucinogens and the law --Organizations to contact.

Series Title: Drug education library. Responsibility: by James Barter. The first nontechnical guide to both the cultural significance and physiological effects of hallucinogens, HALLUCINOGENIC PLANTS will fascinate general readers and students of anthropology and history as well as botanists and other specialists.

All of the wild and cultivated species considered are illustrated in brilliant full color. The hallucinogens are a class of psychoactive drugs, either synthetic or plant products, that produce auditory and/or visual hallucinations as well as thought, mood, and perceptual changes.

Depending on dosage, expectation (set), and environment (setting), they also can induce euphoria and a state similar to a transcendental experience. The history of hallucinogens --The psychodelic effects of hallucinogens --The properties of hallucinogens --The health effects of hallucinogens --Teenage trends and attitudes --Hallucinogen dependency --Hallucinogens and the law.

Series Title: Drugs, the straight facts. Responsibility: Randi Mehling. More information: Table of contents. Hallucinogens - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives. Hallucinogens are mind-altering substances which can cause people to see and hear things that aren't real.

In addition to hallucinations. Hallucinogen. likes 88 talking about this. Hallucinogen aka Simon Posford is a pioneer of electronic music and founder of the psy-trance scene. With the release of his first album, Followers: K.

Hallucinogens | Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs. The text begins with a review of the history of these drugs and their abuse, and then takes an in-depth look at the many different types of hallucinogens, their chemical make-up, how they affect users Brand: Academic Press.

Hallucinogens are drugs that dramatically alter perceptions. Some hallucinogens are produced solely by nature. These include psilocybin, found in certain mushrooms ("magic mushrooms" or "shrooms") and mescaline, the chemical found in the peyote cactus. LSD is semi-synthetic, or artificial.

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Hallucinogens, while considered among the least-addictive of illicit drugs, can be fatally dangerous psychoactive substances with a wide potential for abuse.

Though Hallucinogens have a history of medicinal and spiritual use, today they are commonly abused for their psychoactive effects.

These substances, also known as dissociatives, make up a. Direct from the Age of Aquarius, with a history going back thousands of years, hallucinogens take people on far-ranging trips inside their own minds.

Hallucinogens (also called psychedelics) cause your brain to generate experiences that are profound distortions of reality. We have five senses: seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, and smelling. Hallucinogens distort these senses, and .Hallucinogens by Williams, Mary E A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.Hallucinogens target specific centres of the brain to alter its understanding of sensory input.

For instance, a person may be looking at a blank wall, but their hallucinating brain may interpret the blank wall as moving and swirling, or perhaps covered in insects. Effects of hallucinogens.

The effects of hallucinogens depend on the type of drug.