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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
|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|
|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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