9780205277032

Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205277032

  • ISBN10:

    0205277039

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1998
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
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Table of Contents

PART 1: Drugs in Society/Drugs in Our Lives 1(71)
Chapter 1 Drugs and Behavior Today
1(21)
Chapter 2 Drug-Taking Behavior: The Personal and Social Dangers
22(26)
Chapter 3 How Drugs Work in the Body and on the Mind
48(22)
Point/Counterpoint: Should We Legalize Drugs?
70(2)
PART 2: Legally Restricted Drugs in Our Society 72(103)
Chapter 4 The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines
72(22)
Chapter 5 The Major Narcotics: Opium, Morphine, and Heroin
94(23)
Chapter 6 LSD and Other Hallucinogens
117(22)
Chapter 7 Marijuana
139(20)
Chapter 8 Anabolic Steroids and Drug Abuse in Sports
159(15)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Marijuana Be Available for Medicinal Purposes?
174(1)
PART 3: Legal Drugs in Our Society 175(98)
Chapter 9 Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug
175(21)
Chapter 10 Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
196(24)
Chapter 11 Nicotine and Tobacco
220(24)
Chapter 12 Caffeine
244(16)
Chapter 13 Glues, Solvents, and Other Inhalants
260(12)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Alcoholism Be Viewed as a Disease?
272(1)
PART 4: Medicinal Drugs 273(51)
Chapter 14 Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs
273(19)
Chapter 15 Sedative-Hypnotics and Antianxiety Drugs
292(17)
Chapter 16 Drugs for Treating Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders
309(14)
Point/Counterpoint: How Do We Get Orphan Drugs Adopted?
323(1)
PART 5: Treatment, Prevention, and Education 324
Chapter 17 Prevention and Treatment: Strategies for Change
324(18)
Chapter 18 Prevention and Education: Schools, Community, and Family
342(23)
Point/Counterpoint: Do We DARE or Don't We?
365

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