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Up-to-date and reader-friendly, Goldberg's four-color text encourages readers to examine the motivation for drug use, social implications of drug use, legal ramifications, and factors affecting how drugs interact with the human body. It provides a look at the history and culture surrounding drug use and abuse, key information regarding specific types of drugs, and a review of drug treatment, education, and prevention approaches and programs. Including features like "Fact or Fiction," "Thinking Critically" questions, and "On Campus" boxes, DRUGS ACROSS THE SPECTRUM, SIXTH EDITION is an engaging book that helps readers personally understand the issues of drugs in society.
Table of Contents
|Drugs in Perspective|
|Drugs in Contemporary Society|
|Motivations for Drug Use|
|Drugs and the Law|
|The Pharmacology and Physiology of Drug Use|
|Stimulants: Cocaine, Amphetamines, Methamphetamines, and Caffeine|
|Substance Abuse Treatment|
|Drug Prevention and Education|
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