Drugs and Society
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Mar 3, 2014 - Medical - 576 pages
Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.
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Introduction to Drugs and Society
Explaining Drug Use and Abuse
Drug Use Regulation and the Law
Homeostatic Systems and Drugs
How and Why Drugs Work
CNS Depressants SedativeHypnotics
Alcohol Pharmacological Effects
Alcohol Behavioral Effects
OvertheCounter Prescription and Herbal Drugs
Drug Use in Subcultures of Special Populations
Drug Abuse Prevention
Treating Drug Dependence
Federal Agencies with Drug Abuse Missions
Drugs of Use and Abuse
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