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The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control

David F. Musto - Psychology - 1999 - 432 pages
The American Disease is a classic study of the development of drug laws in the United States. Supporting the theory that Americans' attitudes toward drugs have followed a ...
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Creating the American Junkie: Addiction Research in the Classic Era of ...

Caroline Jean Acker - Family & Relationships - 2005 - 288 pages
"Acker presents a fascinating account of how addicts' negative image came to dominate public and official perceptions, as well as how it forced some users into the mold ...
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Women, Children, and Addiction

Loretta P. Finnegan, Stephen R. Kandall - Psychology - 2014 - 176 pages
This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related ...
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Addiction and Opiates

Alfred Ray Lindesmith - Social Science - 2008 - 295 pages
This classic study is concerned with addiction to opiate-type drugs and their synthetic equivalents. Lindesmith proposes and systematically elaborates a rational, general ...
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The Drug Problem: A New View Using the General Semantics Approach

Martin H. Levinson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 206 pages
This comprehensive volume offers a dynamic new approach to understanding and solving the drug problem. This text applies the techniques and formulations of general semantics to ...
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Humberto Fernandez - Psychology - 1998 - 326 pages
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The Street Addict Role: A Theory of Heroin Addiction

Richard C. Stephens - Psychology - 1991 - 223 pages
Introduction -- The symbolic interactionist perspective -- Towards a role theoretic model of heroin use -- Becoming and being a street addict -- Individualistic explanations ...
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