Physiological Actions of Alcohol and Drugs

Desired Effects vs. Side Effects

A Brief Summary of Current Psychoactive Medications

KBSolutions. (January 2010)

Very brief overview of commonly prescribed medications with their intended use and medical purpose, juxtaposed with potentially dangerous side effects.

Psychoactive Medications: Effects and Dangers of Psychoactive Medications

A breakdown of the different types of psychoactive medications available, as well as their various medical purposes. The article also discusses the dangerous in misuse or abuse of these medications.


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