Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction

by L. K. Currie-McGhee


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Drug Addiction by L. K. Currie-McGhee

The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601521095
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Series: Compact Research Series: Diseases and Disorders
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.72(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Drug Addiction at a Glance 8

Overview 10

What Is Drug Addiction? 21

Primary Source Quotes 28

Facts and Illustrations 31

What Causes Drug Addiction? 35

Primary Source Quotes 42

Facts and Illustrations 45

What Are the Dangers of Drug Addiction? 49

Primary Source Quotes 56

Facts and Illustrations 59

Can Drug Addiction Be Overcome? 63

Primary Source Quotes 70

Facts and Illustrations 73

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 80

Related Organizations 82

For Further Research 86

Source Notes 88

List of Illustrations 90

Index 91

About the Author 96

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