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This is the 12th edition with a publication date of 11/6/2006.
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Designed for the introduction to drugs and substance abuse course as taught in departments of health education, psychology, biology, sociology, and criminal justice, this full-color market-leading text provides the latest information on drugs and their effects on society and human behavior. For over thirty years, instructors and students have relied on it to examine drugs and behavior from the behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical perspectives.
Table of Contents
|Drug Use in Modern Society|
|Drug Use: An Overview|
|Drug Use as a Social Problem|
|Drug Production and Regulation|
|How Drugs Work|
|The Nervous System|
|The Actions of Drugs|
|Uppers and Downers|
|Herbals, Dietary Supplements, and Over-the-Counter Drugs|
|Marijuana and Hashish|
|Preventing Drug Misuse and Abuse|
|Treating Substance Dependence|
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