Explains how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions.
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Published: January 1997
Revised: January 2009
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
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Mind Over Matter
Invites young teens to take a scientific journey to learn about the brain’s complex responses to specific drugs, including cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, prescription drugs, and steroids.
As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.