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Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Drugs & Effects DVD

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A comprehensive look at drugs. History, effects, prevention and treatment are covered.

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Price: $74.25 ( $99.00 Value)


Running Time: 60 minutes
Copyright: 2001
Format: DVD
One of the most complete DVD videos on psychoactive drugs available, this production is divided into 17 time-coded sections covering everything from the history of drug use to the way they affect the body to tolerance, dependence, and withdrawal. Information on both legal (alcohol, caffeine, tobacco) and illegal (marijuana, inhalants, cocaine, etc.) substances are examined and presented with a nonjudgmental tone.

List of segments:
  1. How Drugs Affect The Body
  2. Effects vs. Side Effects
  3. Tolerance, Tissue Dependence Withdrawal
  4. Uppers (Stimulants)
  5. All Arounders (Psychedelics) -Includes LSD, MDMA (Ecstasy)
  6. From Experimentation to Addiction
  7. Heredity, Environment, Psychoactive Drugs
  8. History of Drug Use
  9. Marijuana
  10. Cocaine
  11. Inhalants
  12. PCP (& Ketamine)
  13. Heroin & IV Drug Use
  14. Benzodiazepines
  15. Self-Medication & Psychiatric Drugs
  16. Alcohol
  17. Caffeine & Nicotine

Darryl Inaba, PharmD
Research Scientist,
formerCEO Haight Ashbury Free Clinics

Diana Amodia, MD
Integrative Medicine,
California Pacific Medical Center;
Co-Medical Director,
California Office of Alcohol and Drug Programs

David Smith, MD
Founder, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics;
Executive Editor, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs

Pablo Stewart, MD
Psychiatry & Neurology
San Francisco Dept of Public Health