Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 2

Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 2

by Robert Pinger, Wayne A. Payne, Dale B. Hahn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801679125

ISBN-13: 9780801679124

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

focuses on holistic health related to drug use and abuse. Featuring more illustrations and a larger trim size,this new edition provides students with the fundamentals of prevention,intervention,and treatment.  See more details below

Overview

focuses on holistic health related to drug use and abuse. Featuring more illustrations and a larger trim size,this new edition provides students with the fundamentals of prevention,intervention,and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801679124
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.47(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Drugs and Drug Use in America1
2Factors Influencing Drug Misuse and Abuse22
3Prevention: Education and Treatment41
4Neurophysiology: How Drugs Affect the Nervous System56
5Pharmocology: How the Body Processes Drugs72
6Over-the-Counter Drugs (Nonprescription Drugs)97
7Prescription Drugs114
8Depressants139
9Alcohol: History, Physiology, and Pharmocology160
10Alcohol: Social, Economic, and Legal Issues181
11Tobacco, Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa212
12The Stimulants: Cocaine, the Amphetimines, and the Cathinoids242
13Narcotics278
14Marijuana305
15Hallucinogens and Inhalants326
16Anabolic Drugs349
17Prevention: Law Enforcement and Testing365
Appendix A Common OTC Drug Interactions385
Appendix B Schedule of Controlled Substances389
Glossary393
Index407
Credits419

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