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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2010.
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Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society, 6/e, examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on our society and our daily lives. The use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs are discussed from historical, biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. The use of Drugs in our lives and drug-taking behavior, legally restricted drugs in our society, legal drugs in our society, medicinal drugs, treatment, prevention, and education. Forstudents, or people working with drug related topics in the fields of psychology and health.
Table of Contents
|Drugs in Society/Drugs in Our Lives|
|Drugs and Behavior Today|
|Drug-Taking Behavior: The Personal and Social Concerns|
|How Drugs Work in the Body and on the Mind|
|Legally Restricted Drugs in Our Society|
|The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines|
|Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, and Synthetic Opiates|
|LSD and Other Hallucinogens|
|Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Drug Testing in Sports|
|Legal Drugs in Our Society|
|Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug|
|Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism|
|Nicotine and TobaccoUse|
|Glues, Solvents, and Other Inhalants|
|Prescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Drugs, and Dietary Supplements|
|Sedative-Hypnotics and Antianxiety Drugs|
|Drugs for Treating Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders|
|Treatment, Prevention, and Education|
|Intervention and Treatment: Strategies for Change|
|Prevention and Education: Schools, Community, and Family|
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