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A leading college textbook on the subject, the fifth edition of Drugs and Society is an exceptional introductory source of information on drug-related problems in our society. The text integrates the sociological, biomedical and social-psychological perspectives of drug abuse problems in language accessible to students at all levels. It discusses the origins of drug abuse-related issues, the unique features of psychoactive substances, their potential short- and long-term consequences, and current treatment strategies.
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Providing updated information on inhalants, Ecstasy, and tobacco and marijuana legislation, this iteration (no dates are given for the others) takes an integrated, interactive, and college student issues approach to the biochemical, sociological, psychosocial, and legal/ policy aspects of drug use and abuse. Chapters include Web- oriented exercises, cases in point, review questions, color graphics, and highlighted definitions. Appends information on relevant federal agencies, national addiction organizations, the legal drug development process, and a drug use/abuse summary chart. Auxiliary online resources are available. Hanson deals with pharmacology and toxicology at the U. of Utah in Salt Lake City. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763702915
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Series: Health Science Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 544

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 An Introduction to Drug Use 2
Ch. 2 Explaining Drug Use and Abuse 32
Ch. 3 Drugs, Regulations, and the Law 60
Ch. 4 How and Why Drugs Work 100
Ch. 5 Homeostatic Systems and Drugs 128
Ch. 6 CNS Depressants: Sedative-Hypnotics 152
Ch. 7 Alcohol: Pharmacological Effects 174
Ch. 8 Alcohol: A Behavioral Perspective 192
Ch. 9 Narcotics (Opioids) 232
Ch. 10 CNS Stimulants 258
Ch. 11 Tobacco 298
Ch. 12 Hallucinogens 330
Ch. 13 Marijuana 364
Ch. 14 Drugs and Therapy 390
Ch. 15 Drug Abuse Among Social Populations 426
Ch. 16 Education, Prevention, and Treatment 464
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