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Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs (Book with CD-ROM),9780926544277
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Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs (Book with CD-ROM)

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9780926544277

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0926544276
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Pub. Date:
10/1/2003
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CNS-PRO
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Table of Contents

Psychoactive Drugs: History & Classification
1(40)
Introduction
Five Themes of Drug Use
3(2)
History of Psychoactive Drugs
Prehistory & the Neolithic Period (8500--4000 B.C.)
5(1)
Ancient Civilizations (4000 B.C.--A.D. 400)
5(4)
Middle Ages (400--1400)
9(3)
Renaissance & the Age of Discovery (1400-1700)
12(3)
Age of Enlightenment & the Early Industrial Revolution (1700-1900)
15(5)
Twentieth Century & the Electronic Revolution
20(5)
Today & Tomorrow
25(5)
Conclusions
30(2)
Classification of Psychoactive Drugs
What is a Psychoactive Drug?
32(1)
Major Drugs
32(1)
Other Drugs & Addictions
33(1)
Controlled Substances Act of 1970
34(7)
Heredity, Environment, & Psychoactive Drugs
41(40)
How Psychoactive Drugs Affect Us
How Drugs Get to the Brain
43(3)
The Nervous System
46(11)
Physiological Responses to Drugs
57(4)
Basic Pharmacology
61(1)
From Experimentation to Addiction
Desired Effects vs. Side Effects
62(2)
Levels of Use
64(2)
Theories of Addiction
66(2)
Heredity, Environment, Psychoactive Drugs, & Compulsive Behaviors
68(4)
Alcoholic Mice & Sober Mice
72(1)
Compulsion Curves
73(3)
Conclusions
76(5)
Uppers
81(56)
General Classification
83(1)
General Effects
83(4)
Cocaine
87(11)
Smokable Cocaine (crack, freebase)
98(4)
Amphetamines
102(6)
Amphetamine Congeners
108(3)
Lookalikes & Over-the-Counter (OTC) Stimulants
111(1)
Miscellaneous Plant Stimulants
112(3)
Caffeine
115(4)
Nicotine
119(12)
Conclusions
131(6)
Downers: Opiates/Opioids & Sedative-Hypnotics
137(40)
General Classification
Major Depressants
139(1)
Minor Depressants
140(1)
Opiates/Opioids
Classification
141(1)
History of Use
141(6)
Effects of Opioids
147(2)
Side Effects of Heroin & Other Opioids
149(3)
Additional Problems with Heroin & Other Opioids
152(4)
Morphine & Other Opioids
156(5)
Sedative-Hypnotics
Classification
161(1)
History
162(2)
Use, Misuse, Abuse, & Addiction
164(1)
Benzodiazepines
165(3)
Barbiturates
168(1)
Other Sedative-Hypnotics
169(2)
Other Problems With Depressants
Drug Interactions
171(1)
Misuse & Diversion
171(1)
Prescription Drugs & the Pharmaceutical Industry
172(5)
Downers: Alcohol
177(48)
Overview
179(2)
Alcoholic Beverage
181(3)
Absorption, Distribution, & Metabolism
184(3)
Desired Effects, Side Effects, & Health Consequences
187(9)
Addiction (alcohol dependence, alcoholism)
196(5)
Other Problems with Alcohol
201(10)
Epidemiology
211(6)
Conclusions
217(8)
All Arounders
225(40)
History
227(1)
Classification
228(1)
General Effects
228(2)
LSD, Mushrooms, & Other Indole Psychedelics
230(6)
Peyote, MDMA & Other Phenylalkylamine Psychedelics
236(6)
Belladonna & Other Anticholinergic Psychedelics
242(1)
Ketamine, PCP & Other Psychedelics
242(4)
Marijuana & Other Cannabinols
246(19)
Other Drugs, Other Addictions
265(54)
Introduction
267(1)
Other Drugs
Inhalants
267(7)
Sports & Drugs
274(14)
Miscellaneous Drugs
288(2)
Other Addictions
Compulsive Behaviors
290(2)
Heredity, Environment, & Compulsive Behaviors
292(2)
Compulsive Gambling
294(5)
Compulsive Shopping
299(1)
Eating Disorders
300(8)
Sexual Addiction
308(1)
Internet Addiction
309(2)
Conclusions
311(8)
Drug Use & Prevention: From Cradle to Grave
319(58)
Introduction
321(1)
Prevention
Concepts of Prevention
322(4)
Prevention Methods
326(5)
Challenges to Prevention
331(1)
From Cradle to Grave
Patterns of Use
332(1)
Pregnancy & Birth
333(7)
Youth & School
340(7)
Love, Sex, & Drugs
347(11)
Drugs at Work
358(3)
Drug Testing
361(3)
Drugs & the Elderly
364(2)
Conclusions
366(11)
Treatment
377(66)
Introduction
379(5)
Treatment Effectiveness
384(2)
Principles & Goals of Treatment
386(1)
Selection of a Program
387(3)
Beginning Treatment
390(4)
Treatment Continuum
394(5)
Individual vs. Group Therapy
399(6)
Treatment & the Family
405(3)
Adjunctive & Complementary Treatment Services
408(1)
Drug-Specific Treatment
408(12)
Target Populations
420(8)
Treatment Obstacles
428(1)
Medical Intervention Developments
428(15)
Mental Health & Drugs
443(36)
Mental Health & Drugs
Introduction
445(1)
Determining Factors
446(3)
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occurring Disorders)
Definition
449(1)
Epidemiology
450(1)
Patterns of Dual Diagnosis
450(1)
Making the Diagnosis
451(1)
Mental Health vs. Substance Abuse
452(3)
Psychiatric Disorders
455(7)
Treatment
462(2)
Psychopharmacology
464(15)
Index 479


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