Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 3

Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 3

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

ISBN-10: 0815129378

ISBN-13: 9780815129370

Pub. Date: 03/01/1987

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This user-friendly text 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

This user-friendly text 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:
9780815129370
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(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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