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Current and insightful, the up-to-date Sixth Edition of Howard Abadinsky's DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION offers an interdisciplinary, comprehensive survey of all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including the impact of drugs on our society; their history and the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body; drug policy implications; the criminal justice system response; the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse; theories of use; the drug business; and drug law enforcement.
Drug History Time Line. 1. An Introduction to Drug Abuse. 2. Drug Use and Legislation: A History. 3. Drugs and the Nervous System. 4. Depressants. 5. Stimulants. 6. Hallucinogens, Club Drugs, Marijuana, and Inhalants. 7. Sociology of Drug Abuse. 8. Psychology of Drug Abuse. 9. Drug Abuse Treatment. 10. Drug Abuse Prevention. 11. The Business of Drugs and the Drug-Terrorism Connection. 12. Drug Laws and Law Enforcement. 13. Drug Abuse Policy. 14. Drug Decriminalization and Harm Reduction. Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.