Chapter 10. Altered States of Consciousness: Drug- Induced States

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Edward F. Pace-Schott and
  2. J. Allan Hobson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch11

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Pace-Schott, E. F. and Hobson, J. A. (2007) Altered States of Consciousness: Drug- Induced States, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • altered states;
  • interaction;
  • anesthesia;
  • prescription;
  • hypnotics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Surgical Anesthesia

  • Prescription Drugs

  • Sedatives, Anxiolytics and Hypnotics

  • Antipsychotics

  • Antidepressants

  • Psychostimulants

  • Cholinergic Agents

  • “Nutriceuticals”

  • Recreational Drugs

  • Recreational Sedatives: Alcohol, Tranquilizers, and Opiates

  • Marijuana

  • Drug Craving

  • Psychedelic Drugs

  • Entactogens

  • Drugs and Dreaming

  • Conclusions