Opiophagism, or, Psychology of opium eating by W. A. F. Browne

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Other titlesPsychology of opium eating.
Statementby W.A.F. Browne
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
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Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
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noun. the dried up resin of the Opiophagism unripe seed pods. Opium consists of over 20 alkaloids, the primary one being morphine, that is responsible for most of its pharmacological l and synthetic sub-products are ingested orally, smoked, via injection, inhaled and swallowed in liquid forms.

Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as/5. Opium Eating: An Autobiographical Sketch [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Opium Eating: An Autobiographical Sketch. A tincture of opium is called laudanum; paregoric is a mixture of opium, alcohol, and camphor.

Effects and Addictive Nature Opium and its various constituents exert effects upon the body ranging from analgesia, or insensitivity to pain, to narcosis, or depressed physiological activity leading to stupor.

As addictive as its subject matter, Opium Fiend should come with a warning that it may lead to lost nights and weekends of intensely pleasurable reading.”—Evan Wright, author of Generation Kill and Hella Nation “This is a beautiful book. Opium Fiend is clear and honest/5(). Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic.

Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as the addict population 3/5(3). "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" is a largely autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, first published anonymously in September and October of in the London Magazine, then released in book form inand again inin an edition revised by De Quincey.

I'm pretty sure I have the revised version in my hands /5. Read medical research on the effect of opium and related controlled substances such as morphine, codeine, heroin, percocet and methadone on the body. Planet Willie – Josh Shoemake. Willie Lee is a highly unusual angel.

Irreverent, hilarious, and politically incorrect to the extreme, he tends to make the most of his. Marx referred to religion as the ‘opium of the people’, something that promised ‘illusory happiness’ by disguising the realities of the real world (Marx, /).

The analogy refers to the ability of opium to remove the cares of troubled and desperate people, but it also plays on the ability of mind-altering drugs like opium to.

"Religion is the opium of the people" is one of the most frequently paraphrased statements of German philosopher and economist Karl was translated from the German original, "Die Religion ist das Opium des Volkes" and is often rendered as "religion is the opiate of the masses.".

The quotation originates from the introduction of Marx's work A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel. A glossary of terms related to opium poppy cultivation and heroin processing in Southeast Asia is included for reference. Vll. ORIGIN AND HistORY OF " THE OPIUM pappy, ~.

The sole source of opium is the opium poppy. The plant is believed to have evolved from a wild strain, File Size: 2MB. The Psychological Effects Of Opium On The Mind Unfortunately, opium is a frequently prescribed drug for several medical conditions, and there is no alternate option for it.

Overuse of opium has several ill-effects, especially on the mind, which manifests itself through behavioral changes, and ill. Full text of "Opium eating: an autobiographical sketch" See other formats.

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an The cover of Thomas De Quincey's book Confessions of an Opium-Eater. This version was published by the Mershon Company in More generally, De Quincey's Confessions influenced psychology and abnormal psychology, and attitudes towards dreams and imaginative : Thomas De Quincey.

Ingesting Opium Orally Discussion in 'Opiates' started by PsychMyke, Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > PsychMyke Senior Member. man eating opium is a much more effective method then smoking it farmer dylan, #8. nesta Banned.

Karl Marx's celebrated dictum, "religion is the opium of the people", had a quiet genesis. He wrote it in as a passing remark in the introduction to a book of philosophical criticism he never finished. When he did publish it the following year, it was in an obscure radical journal with a print run of 1,Author: Rosie Blau.

Opium and Romanticism are well-connected subjects, as readers of Romantic poetry often come into contact with literary criticisms about the influence of opium on its works.

The idea that opium has had a direct effect on works of romantic poetry is still under debate; however, the literary criticism that has emerged throughout the years suggests very compelling ideas about opium and its impact.

THE OPIUM HABIT HORACE B. DAY∗ WITH danger of opium-eating. Possibly, as he peruses these various records, The book has been compiled for opium-eaters, and to their notice it is urgently commended.

Sufferers from protracted and apparently hopeless disorders profit. This history of the drug opium examines its multi-faceted nature, spanning centuries and continents. The book explores the cultivation, spread, usages and influences of the drug which has, on one hand, led to the use of heroin, and on the other, is an income for peasant farmers in the Third World.4/5(1).

When you smoke opium, the alkaloids in it (psychoactive chemicals like morphine, for example) are vaporized immediately and they can enter your bloodstream very quickly through your lungs, and they go straight to your brain and the other parts of your body where they have their effects.

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The interesting thing about opium is that until the Chinese invented this system for vaporization — sometime in the 18th century — there was no pleasurable way to ingest opium. People were eating it. People were smoking it, mixed with tobacco. But eating it causes really bad side effects, the worst being constipation for weeks.

Confessions of an Opium-Eater, first published anonymously (to some metropolitan sensation) in the London Magazine inappeared in book form.

Opium was so widely used, especially in areas such as the then undrained and malarial Fens, that it was taken for granted for self medication and as a means of inducing euphoria or oblivion.

Acceptance of opium was so general that horticultural societies gave awards for growing the poppy and medical practitioners were among the by: 1. The Dangers of Opium Overdose Opium is an extremely addictive drug, and although it’s far from the most popular recreational drug in the United States, it can be misused with potentially serious consequences.

Opium overdose can be very dangerous and can result in: Circulatory problems Heart issues Coma Death It’s important to note that opium [ ]. It all depends on how good your opium is.

What I would do is start by eating half a gram. Wait for 45 minutes or so, and if you aren't high enough, eat another half a gram. And so on, and so forth. Just be careful not to eat too much and OD.

Opium OD is no fun, hours spent curled over the toilet, throwing up bile whilst all the time wishing. Opium was widely available in the 19th century, sold by barbers, tobacconists and stationers. Writers including Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Charles Dickens all used the drug, for pleasure or as medicine.

Professor Sharon Ruston explores how drugs provided both inspiration and subject matter for the literature of the period. Br J Addict Alcohol Other Drugs. Mar;73(1) Opium eating and the working class in the nineteenth century: the public and official by: 4.

Religion is the sigh of the creature overwhelmed by misfortune, the senti­ ment of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. KARL MARX Marxism is undoubtedly a religion, in the lowest sense of the word.

At the beginning of the 19th century, opium was widely used as an everyday remedy for common ailments. By the s, it was classified as a dangerous drug. In an examination of the social context of drug taking in Victorian England, the book explains this decisive change in attitude.

This revised edition examines how and why restrictive policies were put in place in the early decades of the 5/5(1). contrast to India, where opium eating had a long his-tory, smoking proved popular in China,5 and this may be one reason why the drug proved far more problematic for the latter than the former.

Both the tobacco and opium trades in Asia were controlled in this era by the Dutch East Indian Company, which took over the Por. Opium Withdrawal Treatment Options - The opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, is the source from which many narcotics including morphine, opium, codeine, and heroin are extracted.

Opium is a highly addictive non-synthetic narcotic. “The intensity of opium’s euphoric effects on the brain depends on the dose and route of administration. A2A Opium refers to the latex from the pod of the poppy, Papaver Somniferum, which contains a whole host of alkaloids, each with their own activity.

The primary alkaloid is Morphine although there are a host of other alkaloids that can serve diffe. Recommended Methods for Testing Opium, Morphine and Heroin This manual has been designed to provide practical guidance to national authorities and drug analysts by describing recommended methods for use in forensic laboratories for the identification and analysis of opium, morphine and heroin.

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Posted by Magnus Opium on Posted in: Cultural Commmentary, Literature, Philosophy. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Edition 1st Printing. Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book.

The book i am offering may not have the same cover as the one pictured. they are stock photos from the site. Thanks for looking. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾. First published inConfessions of an English Opium Eater was the book that kick-started Thomas De Quincey's literary career and the one Author: James Purdon.

Buy Opium and the People: Opiate Use and Policy in 19th and Early 20th Century Britain 2nd Revised edition by Berridge, Virginia, Edwards, Gareth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The term Opodipsesis or Opodipsia is a legitimate coinage, being pathognomonic of the morbid condition; Opophagesis or Opophagia (Opium-eating) is a pseudonym.

This latter term, however, being in accommodation to the popular idea – though indeed in no proper sense is opium ever taken by any eating process, unless hypothetically so – may.Opium's popularity in these countries is a comparatively recent development. Full knowledge of the opium poppy first reached Asia in about the fifteenth century A.S., where in a short time it became the drug of choice for millions of people ( million Asians can't be wrong).

The Truth about Opium Being a Refutation of the Fallacies of the Anti-Opium Society and a Defence of the Indo-China Opium Trade Language: English: LoC Class: HV: Social sciences: Social pathology, Social and Public Welfare: LoC Class: RC: Medicine: Internal medicine: Subject: Opium trade -- China -- History -- 19th century Subject.

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