Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction
Packed with the latest data and research, the powerful new Seventh Edition of Howard Abadinsky’s DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice -- resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative single source available. Coverage includes the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement, theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse. Completely current, the Seventh Edition also includes new coverage of neuroenhancers, the Michael Jackson drug propofol, tobacco and alcohol as gateway drugs, changes in heroin, Mexican drug cartels, the connection between drugs and terrorists, and much more.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
An Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse
Drug Use Drug Abuse and Drug Legislation A History
The Biology of Drug Use and Abuse
Hallucinogens Club Drugs Marijuana Inhalants and Prescription Drugs
The Sociology of Drug Abuse
The Psychology of Drug Use and Abuse
Drug Use and Abuse Prevention
Drug Use and Abuse Treatment
Other editions - View all
abstinence activity adolescents alcohol amphetamine approach arrest associated barbiturates become behavior benzodiazepines blood brain cannabis cause Chapter chemicals cigarettes coca Colombia crack craving criminal dangerous dealers decriminalization dependence depression dopamine doses drinking drug abuse Drug Enforcement Administration drug law enforcement drug trafficking drug treatment drug users effects efforts euphoria experience federal groups hallucinogens harm reduction Harrison Act heroin heroin addicts illegal drugs illicit drugs increase ingestion injected Institute on Drug involved marijuana MDMA ment methadone methamphetamine Mexican morphine narcotics National Drug National Institute nervous system neuron neurotransmitters nicotine officers opiates opium Organized Crime overdose OxyContin pain patients percent person poppy prescription prevention problem produce Prohibition psychoactive drugs psychoactive substances psychological receptors reduce reinforcement response result risk sexual smoking social stimulant substance abuse theory tion tobacco tolerance treat treatment programs typically U.S. Drug United withdrawal symptoms York