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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 drug use and its effects on society and human behavior. For over thirty years, instructors and students have relied on it to examine drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectivesin terms of behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical points of view.
Table of Contents
|Drug Use in Modern Society|
|Drug Use: An Overview|
|Drug Use as a Social Problem|
|Drug Products and Their Regulation|
|How Drugs Work|
|The Nervous System|
|The Actions of Drugs|
|Uppers and Downers|
|Depressants and Inhalants|
|Medication for Mental Disorders|
|Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs|
|Prevention and Treatment|
|Preventing Substance Abuse|
|Treating Substance Abuse and Dependence|
|Resources for Information and Assistance|
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