Drugs Across the Spectrum

Drugs Across the Spectrum

by Raymond Goldberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314027904

ISBN-13: 9780314027900

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: West Group

This unbiased and objective text critically examines reasons for drug use, the social implications of drugs, legal issues, problems caused by drug use and abuse, various modes of drug treatment, effectiveness of drug treatment, and the impact of drug prevention and drug education. Includes more than just the physiological and psychological effects of drugs.  See more details below

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This unbiased and objective text critically examines reasons for drug use, the social implications of drugs, legal issues, problems caused by drug use and abuse, various modes of drug treatment, effectiveness of drug treatment, and the impact of drug prevention and drug education. Includes more than just the physiological and psychological effects of drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314027900
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
422

Table of Contents

Pt. IAn Overall Perspective1
1Drugs in Perspective3
2Drugs in Contemporary Society21
3Motivations for Drug Use53
4Drugs and the Law77
5The Pharmacology and Physiology of Drug Use99
Pt. IICategories of Drugs121
6Alcohol123
7Narcotics149
8Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs169
9Psychotherapeutic Drugs183
10Stimulants: Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Caffeine195
11Tobacco217
12Marijuana243
13Hallucinogens261
14Over-the-Counter Drugs277
Pt. IIITreatment and Prevention291
15Substance Abuse Treatment293
16Drug Prevention and Education313
Bibliography330
Answers to True/False Questions331
Glossary332
Index339

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