Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society

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Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.A new modern design and robust ancillary package help students understand and retain key learning objectives from each chapter and prepare for class. Key Features Include:- Family Matters: Examples of how genetics and heredity contribute to drug abuse and its issues.- Prescription for Abuse: Current stories that illustrate the problems of prescription abuse and its consequences.- Holding the Line: Vignettes intended to help readers assess governmental efforts to deal with drug-related problems.- Case in Point: Examples of relevant clinical issues that arise from the use of each major group of drugs discussed.- Here and Now: Current events that illustrate the personal and social consequences of drug abuse.- Highlighted definitions: Definitions of new terminology are conveniently located on the same page of their discussion in the text.- Learning objectives: Goals for learning are listed at the beginning of each chapter to help students identify the principal concepts being taught.- Summary statements: Concise summaries found at the end of each chapter correlate with the learning objectives.- Chapter questions: Provocative questions at the end of each chapter encourage students to discuss, ponder, and critically analyze their own feelings and biases about the information presented in the book.Journal of American College Health 43 (1994): 99a€“113. Quinn. ... Chicago, IL: University of Chicago, School of Social Service Adminis- tration, 1990. Steinberg, L., A. ... Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1999a.

Title:Drugs and Society
Author:Glen R. Hanson, University of Utah Salt Lake City Utah Glen R Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2014-03-03


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