Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior / Edition 15

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior / Edition 15

by Carl Hart, Charles Ksir
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073529745

ISBN-13: 9780073529745

Pub. Date: 09/17/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 40 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical

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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 40 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. The 16th edition includes the very latest information and statistics and many new timely topics and issues have been added that are sure to pique students’ interest and stimulate class discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073529745
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
57,259
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior
About the Authors
Preface
Section One: Drug Use in Modern Society
Chapter 1 Drug Use: An Overview
Chapter 2 Drug Use as a Social Problem
Chapter 3 Drug Policy
Section Two: How Drugs Work
Chapter 4 The Nervous System
Chapter 5 The Actions of Drugs
Section Three: Uppers and Downers
Chapter 6 Stimulants
Chapter 7 Depressants and Inhalants
Chapter 8 Medication for Mental Disorders
Section Four: Alcohol
Chapter 9 Alcohol
Section Five: Familiar Drugs
Chapter 10 Tobacco
Chapter 11 Caffeine
Chapter 12 Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Section Six: Restricted Drugs
Chapter 13 Opioids
Chapter 14 Hallucinogens
Chapter 15 Marijuana
Chapter 16 Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Section Seven: Prevention and Treatment
Chapter 17 Preventing Substance Abuse
Chapter 18 Treating Substance Use Disorders
Appendix A Drug Names
Appendix B Resources for Information and Assistance
Glossary; Credits; Index

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