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Educating Yourself About Alcohol And Drugs
     

Educating Yourself About Alcohol And Drugs

by Marc Alan Schuckit
 
Drugs abuse cripples our bodies, devastates our ambitions and goals, and has an enormous impact on our loved ones. To combat such a disease, we need the best information possible to see clearly how drugs and alcohol work to disrupt and destroy our lives and the lives of those we care about the most.

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Drugs abuse cripples our bodies, devastates our ambitions and goals, and has an enormous impact on our loved ones. To combat such a disease, we need the best information possible to see clearly how drugs and alcohol work to disrupt and destroy our lives and the lives of those we care about the most.

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A guide for people trying to decide if they or a loved one have a problem with drugs or alcohol and considering what might be done about it. The director of two treatment programs explains what drugs are; how they affect the brain; the medical, emotional, and social problems they can cause; and what resources are available to help users stop. An appendix reprints 28 articles that ran between 1988 and 1994 in the Drug Abuse & Alcoholism Newsletter, which the author edits. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306449482
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.56(h) x 1.47(d)

Meet the Author


Marc Alan Schuckit is one of the world's leading authorities in the field of drug and alcohol abuse. He is the author of over 350 scientific publications including the textbook Drug and Alcohol Abuse: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, Fourth Edition (Plenum), which was awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the British Medical Association. Dr. Schuckit is Professor of Psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Director of the Alcohol Research Center, San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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