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Current and insightful, the up-to-date Sixth Edition of Howard Abadinsky's DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION offers an interdisciplinary, comprehensive survey of all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including the impact of drugs on our society; their history and the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body; drug policy implications; the criminal justice system response; the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse; theories of use; the drug business; and drug law enforcement.
Table of Contents
|Drug History Time Line|
|An Introduction to Drug Abuse|
|Drug Use and Legislation: A History|
|Drugs and the Nervous System|
|Hallucinogens, "Club Drugs," and Marijuana|
|Sociology of Drug Abuse|
|Psychology of Drug Abuse|
|Drug Abuse Treatment|
|Drug Abuse Prevention|
|The Business of Drugs|
|Drug Laws and Law Enforcement|
|Drug Abuse Policy|
|Drug Maintenance, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction|
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