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The Dream Drugstore: Chemically Altered States of Consciousness

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The Dream Drugstore: Chemically Altered States of Consciousness. J. Allan Hobson. A Bradford Book. ISBN: 978-0262582209

American psychiatrist and renowned dream researcher compares REM sleep, psychosis and LSD-induced psychedelic states finding that the brain state, in terms of the neurotransmitters and part of the brain activated, are remarkably similar. This book is ideal for anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of the neuroscience behind these brain states. Hobson admits to a “deep-seated bias” against all drugs, and take the view that “the distinction between the legal and the illegal is now so blurred as to make us realize that we are living in a drug culture on both sides of the law.”

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