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Heroin and Other Opiates 

Heroin and Other Opiates
Heroin and Other Opiates

Leslie L. Iversen

, Susan D. Iversen

, Floyd E. Bloom

, and Robert H. Roth

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date: 22 January 2022

Chapter 22 discusses heroin and other opiates, and how the opiates, natural and synthetic, remain in widespread medical use as powerful analgesics. It also covers method of administration, subjective experience, neurobiology of opiates, addiction and its treatment, withdrawal, and other adverse effects.

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