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The Psychedelic Policy Quagmire: Health, Law, Freedom, and Society (Hardback)
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The Psychedelic Policy Quagmire: Health, Law, Freedom, and Society (Hardback)

(author,editor), (author,editor)
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Hardback 423 Pages / Published: 18/08/2015
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Edited by two preeminent scholars, this book provides coverage of the policy issues related to the increasingly diverse treatments, practices, and applications of psychedelics.


* Covers history, law, social use, intellectual and sacramental practice, and current medical research, bringing the debate about psychedelic drugs up to date for the 21st century

* Summarizes evidence regarding the positive therapeutic effects of psychoactive drugs to show why regulations need to be changed

* Encompasses the work of the leading international researchers in the field

* Includes personal observations, vignettes, and narratives

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440839702
Number of pages: 423
Weight: 885 g
Dimensions: 236 x 157 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"It is inevitable that this book will be a catalyst for lively and robust debate. Recommended to academics and researchers in various fields, including psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, and the arts, this work should challenge many long-held assumptions about these fascinating substances." - BJPsych Bulletin
"[A] fascinating, important, and timely book. It has particular relevance for American psychologists." - PsycCRITIQUES

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