Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs

Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs Author(s): Darryl S. Inaba, William E. Cohen

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
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Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 3 years (2014 vs 2011).
  • Inaba's book text was first published in 1993.
  • Chapter 1:
    • Outlines new drugs and methods of abuse, including C-boom, desomorphine (street name krokodil), synthetic cannabis, purple drank.
  • Chapter 2:
    • New information on epigenetics -- genetic modifications attributable to environmental factors.
    • Recent developments in the neurobiology of addiction from a perspective of allostasis.
  • Chapter 3:
    • Findings from 2014 Surgeon General's Report on the health consequences of smoking
    • Latest trends in stimulants, such as including oxidado (stimulant drug based on cocaine paste), synthetic cathinones ("bath salts).
  • Chapter 4:
    • New section "Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries"
  • Chapter 5 "Alcohol" has been significantly extended and presents many new material:
    • Different types of alcoholic drinks
    • Aspects of alcohol absorption, distribution and metabolism
    • How alcohol drinking causes tolerance, tissue dependence, and withdrawal symptoms
    • Polydrug use
    • Social problems associated with alcohol use
  • Chapter 7:
    • Updated list of inhalants
    • More information on internet, computer, and cell phones addiction.
  • Chapter 9 "Treatment" presents many new topics:
    • Principles and goals of effective drug abuse treatment
    • Detoxification
    • Initial and long-term abstinence
    • How to prevent relapse
    • Family treatment approaches
  • Chapter 10:
    • New section "Substance-Induced Mental Disorders"
8th Edition of
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
Paperback, 580 pages
ISBN-10: 092654439X
ISBN-13: 9780926544390
Published by: Cns Productions, August 15, 2014
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7th Edition of
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
Paperback, 600 pages
ISBN-10: 0926544306
ISBN-13: 9780926544307
Published by: Cns Productions, July 15, 2011
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6th Edition of
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
Paperback, 602 pages
ISBN-10: 0926544284
ISBN-13: 9780926544284
Published by: Cns Productions, July 30, 2007
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