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NCJ Number: 235988 Find in a Library
Title: The Beyond Within: The LSD Story
Author(s): Sidney Cohen, M.D.
Date Published: 1966
Page Count: 283
Sponsoring Agency: McClelland and Stewart Inc
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
Sale Source: McClelland and Stewart Inc
481 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9,
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book, The Beyond Within, explores the drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and its psychological and physical effects on humans.
Abstract: The focus of this book is on lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and other hallucinogens, and the effects that these drugs have on the mind, especially when someone is in the LSD state. The book contains 12 chapters that explore LSD and its use. The chapters cover man’s search for techniques that can alter the state of consciousness, past and current research on the pharmacology of LSD and its effect on humans and animals, a discussion of normal perception and consciousness, an examination of how the mind works, an examination of the LSD state, the reactions of individuals in the LSD state while in varying environments, a discussion of the pros and cons of using LSD in psychotherapy, the dangers, both physical and psychological, to patients who use LSD and their therapists, and the use of LSD as a component of psychochemical warfare. Figures, appendixes, and references
Main Term(s): Drug effects
Index Term(s): Controlled Substances; Drug abuse; Drug analysis; Drug use; LSD (acid)
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