Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction

Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction

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Packed with the latest data and research, the powerful new DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 8e delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice--resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative single source available. It explores the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement, theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse. New coverage includes nonmedical use of prescription drugs, synthetic substances, the use of stimulants to treat PTSD and ADD, medical marijuana, the connection between drug trafficking and terrorism, and an updated analysis of the United States drug policy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Conference on Biomedical Approaches to Illicit Drug Demand Reduction, edited by Christine R. Hartel. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Freud, Sigmund 1961 A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis. New York: ... Frisher, Martin, and Helen Beckett 2006 a€œDrug Use Desistace. ... Goffman, Erving 1961 Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates. Gardenanbsp;...

Title:Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction
Author:Howard Abadinsky
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01


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