Drugs in Perspective / Edition 3

Drugs in Perspective / Edition 3

by Richard Fields
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697294250

ISBN-13: 9780697294258

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Reorganized and updated throughout,Drugs in Perspective,second edition explores the dynamics of dysfunctional or imbalanced family systems and their impact on individuals and their use of chemicals.

Overview

Reorganized and updated throughout,Drugs in Perspective,second edition explores the dynamics of dysfunctional or imbalanced family systems and their impact on individuals and their use of chemicals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697294258
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface
Introduction The Myth of the Simple, Magical Solution
PART I Etiology, Drug Specific Information, Assessment
1 A Better Understanding of Drug/Alcohol Use — Functions, Meanings, Models, and At-Risk Factors
Our Innate Drive to Alter Consciousness
Drug/Alcohol Use as a Passive Activity
Functions and Meanings of DrugAlcohol Use
Models of Drug/Alcohol Dependence and Addiction
At-Risk Factors for Drug and Alcohol Problems
No One is Immune From Developing Problems with Drugs and Alcohol
Summary*
2 Drugs On The Street Where You Live
Definition of Terms
Definitions of Addiction
Classification of Drugs
Narcotic Analgesics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Hallucinogens
Cannabis Sativa
Solvents
and Inhalants
Phencyclidine
Athletes and Drugs
3 Perceptions and Perspectives: Do You Have a Problem with Drugs or Alcohol?
Definition of Addiction
Stages of Drug/Alcohol Use
Jellinek's Theory of Alcoholism
Stages of Drug/Alcohol Recovery
(and more...)

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