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Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society,9780205483297

Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society

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0205483291
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Societydiscusses the positive and negative effects of drugs in our society, examining how drugs impact everyday life and what new research shows about legal and illegal drugs. This edition is designed to give you a comprehensive look at how these substances affect the mind and the body, and the concerns these drugs pose for society.

Table of Contents

Part 1
Drugs and Behavior
Today Social Messages about Drug
Use Two Ways of Looking at Drugs and Behavior
Drugs in Early Times Drugs in the Nineteenth Century
Drugs and Behavior in the Twentieth Century
Present-day Attitudes toward Drugs
Patterns of Drug Use in the United States
Why Some Individuals
Use Drugs and Others
Dont Looking to the Future and Learning from the Past
Drug-Taking Behavior
The Personal and Social Concerns Drug Toxicity
The DAWN Reports Behavioral Tolerance and Drug Overdose
Physical and Psychological Dependence
Psychiatric Definitions Special Problems in Drug
Abuse Drugs, Violence, and Crime Governmental Policy, Regulation, and Laws Enforcement of Drug
Laws on a Local and International Scale
How Drugs Work in the Body and on the Mind
How Drugs Enter the Body
How Drugs Exit the Body
Factors Determining the Physiological Impact of Drugs
Introducing the Nervous System
Understanding the Brain
Understanding the Biochemistry of Psychoactive Drugs
Physiological Aspects of Drug-Taking Behavior
Physiological Factors of Drug-Taking Behavior
Legally Restricted Drugs in Our Society
The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines
The History of Cocaine Acute
Effects of Cocaine Chronic
Effects of Cocaine Medical Uses of Cocaine
How Cocaine Works in the Brain Present-Day
Cocaine Abuse Patterns of Cocaine
Abuse Treatment Programs for Cocaine
Abuse Amphetamines Acute and Chronic Effects of Amphetamines
Medical Uses for Amphetamines and Similar Stimulant Drugs
Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, and Synthetic
Opiates Opium in History Morphine and the Advent of Heroin
Opiates and Heroin in American Society Effects on the Mind and the Body
How Opiates Work in the Brain Patterns of Heroin Abuse
Heroin abuse and Society Treatment for Heroin Abuse
Medical Uses of Narcotic Drugs
LSD and Other Hallucinogens
A Matter of Definition Classifying Hallucinogens Lysergic Acid
Diethylamide (LSD) Facts and Fictions about LSD
Psilocybin and Other Hallucinogens Related to Serotonin
Hallucinogens Related to Norepinephrine
Hallucinogens Related to Acetylcholine
Phencyclidine (PCP) Ketamine
Marijuana A Matter of Terminology
The History of Marijuana and Hashish
Acute Effects of Marijuana Effects of Marijuana on the Brain
Chronic Effects of Marijuana
The Gateway Hypothesis Patterns of Marijuana Smoking Current
Trends as Causes for Concern Medical Uses for Marijuana
The Issue of Decriminalization
Anabolic Steroids and Drug Abuse in Sports
Drug-Taking Behavior in Sports
The Hazards of Anabolic Steroids Patterns of Anabolic
Steroid Abuse Nonsteroid
Hormones and Ergogenic Supplements Current Drug-Testing
Procedures and Policies
What Can Be Done about Anabolic Steroid Abuse?
Legal Drugs in Our Society
Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug What Makes and Alcoholic Beverage?
Alcohol Use through History Patterns of Alcohol Consumption Today
The Pharmacology of Alcohol Effects of Alcohol on the Brain
Acute Physiological Effects
Acute Behavioral Effects
Alcohol and Health Benefits
Strategies for Responsible Drinking
Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Alcoholism:
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