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Focus on drugs and the brain

David P. Friedman

Focus on drugs and the brain

by David P. Friedman

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Published by Twenty-first Century Books in Frederick, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Brain -- Effect of drugs on -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Psychotropic drugs -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Brain -- Effect of drugs on.,
  • Drugs.,
  • Drug abuse.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the use and misuse of drugs and their effects on the brain.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Friedman ; illustrated by David Neuhaus.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA Drug-alert book
    ContributionsNeuhaus, David, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564.3 .F75 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2206315M
    ISBN 100941477959
    LC Control Number89028417
    OCLC/WorldCa20593515

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