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Blue Dreams

The Science and the Story of the Drugs That Changed Our Minds

by Lauren Slater

Hardcover, 400 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $28 |

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Explores the discovery, invention, science and people behind today's major psychotropic drugs, from the earliest, Thorazine and Lithium, to Prozac, Ecstasy, "magic mushrooms" and through today's most cutting-edge memory drugs and neural implants. 100,000 first printing.

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Long-Term Effects Of Psychotropic Drugs Are 'Cloaked In Mystery'

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