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In his powerful new Seventh Edition of DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, Dr. Howard Abadinsky draws from the latest available data as he explores all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue. The book?s thorough coverage includes the history of drugs, the impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, policy implications, the criminal justice system response, drug business, drug law enforcement, theories of use, and -- of course -- the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse. Reports on the latest data on drug concerns provide further insight into alcohol and explore the abuse of additional substances such as ?club drugs?, inhalants, herbal stimulants, and designer drugs. The major drugs are arranged into depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and cannabis.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse|
|Drug Use, Drug Abuse, Drug Legislation: a History|
|The Biology of Psychoactive Substances|
|Hallucinogens, "Club Drugs", Marijuana, Inhalants, and Prescription Drugs|
|Sociology of Drug Use and Abuse|
|Psychology of Drug Use and Abuse|
|Drug Use and Abuse: Prevention|
|Drug Use and Abuse: Treatment|
|The Business of Drugs|
|Drug Laws and Law Enforcement|
|Drug Use and Abuse Policy I: the U.S. Model|
|Drug Use and Abuse Policy II: Decriminalization and Harm Reduction|
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