Methamphetamine
by Mehling, Randi; Triggle, David J. (EDT)







The Use and Abuse of Drugs
David J. Triggle, Ph.D.
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Introduction8
1. The History of Methamphetamine10
2. The Hazards of Making Methamphetamine25
3. The Properties of Methamphetamine33
4. Methamphetamine and the Brain's Pleasure Center43
5. The Long-Term Health Effects of Methamphetamine53
6. Teenage Trends and Attitudes61
7. Addiction and Recovery80
8. Methamphetamine and the Law97
Glossary116
Notes118
Web Sites122
Further Reading124
Index125
About the Author128
About the Editor128


Describes the history of the drug, the dangers involved in making it, the health hazards and legal consequences of addiction, and the steps and costs of treatment and recovery.






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