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Author Slater, Lauren.
Title Blue dreams : the science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds / Lauren Slater.
Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  615.1 S    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-387) and index.
Contents Thorazine: Awake! -- Lithium: a salted stone -- Early antidepressants: the three-ringed molecule and the psychic energizer -- SSRIs: the birth of Prozac -- Placebos: the dancing disease -- Psilocybin (magic mushrooms): God's flesh -- MDMA (Ecstasy): the marriage medicine -- PKMzeta/ZIP (memory drugs): the spotless mind -- Deep brain stimulation: Who holds the clicker? -- Epilogue: Where we're headed.
Subject Psychotropic drugs -- History.
Psychopharmacology.
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Added Title Science and the story of the drugs that changed our minds
ISBN 9780316370646 (hardcover)
0316370649 (hardcover)