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Drugs and society

By: Hanson, Glen (Glen R.).
Contributor(s): Venturelli, Peter J, 1949- | Fleckenstein, Annette E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2004Edition: 8th ed.Description: xiv, 562 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0763707589 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Drugs | Drugs -- Toxicology | Drug abuseDDC classification: 615/.1 LOC classification: RM301 | .W58 2004Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
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: sedative-hypnotics -- Alcohol: pharmacological effects -- Alcohol: a behavioral perspective -- Narcotics (opioids) -- Stimulants -- Tobacco -- Hallucinogens (psychedelics) -- Marijuana -- Inhalants -- Over-the-counter (OTC), prescription, and herbal drugs -- Drug use within major subcultures -- Drug use/abuse prevention -- Treating drug dependence.
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370.15BOR Educational Psychology 370.15BOR Educational Psychology 370.15BOR Educational Psychology 615.1 HAN Drugs and society 616.8.9HOE Abnormal Psychology 616.8.9HOE Abnormal Psychology 616.8.9HOE Abnormal Psychology

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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: sedative-hypnotics -- Alcohol: pharmacological effects -- Alcohol: a behavioral perspective -- Narcotics (opioids) -- Stimulants -- Tobacco -- Hallucinogens (psychedelics) -- Marijuana -- Inhalants -- Over-the-counter (OTC), prescription, and herbal drugs -- Drug use within major subcultures -- Drug use/abuse prevention -- Treating drug dependence.

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