Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 3

Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 3

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Drugs: Issues for Today / Edition 3

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.

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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

1 Drugs and Drug Use in America
2 Determinant of Drugs Abuse and Elements of Prevention
3 Neurophysiology: How Drugs Affect the Nervous System
4 Pharmacology: How the Body Processes Drugs
5 Stimulants: Cocaine, the Amphetamines, and the Cathinoids
6 Depressants
7 Narcotics
8 Marijuana
9 Hallucinogens
10 Over-the-Counter Drugs (Nonprescription Drugs)
11 Prescription Drugs
12 Nicotine
13 The Methylxanthines and Related Compounds
14 Anabolic Drugs
15 Inhalants
16 Alcohol: History, Physiology, Pharmacology
17 Alcohol: Social, Economic, and Legal Issues
18 Drug Abuse Prevention: Education and Treatment
19 Drugs and Public Policy
20 Law Enforcement
A. Schedule of Controlled Substances
B. Structure and Function of the Brain
C. Neurotransmitters: Their Location, Functions and Examples of Interacting Drugs
D. Dose-Response Formulas
E. Types of Inhibitory Interactions Between Drugs
F. Duration of Detectability of Drugs in the Urine
G. Common OTC Drug Interactions
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