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Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior - With Update CD - 10th edition

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior - With Update CD (ISBN10: 0073026697; ISBN13: 9780073026695)
ISBN13: 978-0073026695
ISBN10: 0073026697

Summary: This book is designed for the introduction to drugs and substance abuse course as taught in departments of health education, psychology, biology, sociology, criminal justice, etc. It provides the latest information on drugs and their effects on society and human behavior. Instructors and students have relied on it for over twenty-five years to examine drugs and behavior from the behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical perspectives.

New to This Edition
  • Integrates PowerWeb topics into the text chapters to ease use of articles in class assignments.
  • Completely rewritten HealthQuest boxes now better integrate the text with the software providing opportunities for interactive learning.
  • Fully updated to reflect the current research, drugs, and trends such as oxycontin, frequencey of some correlates of addictions (abuse history, ADD, depression), dietary and other herbal supplements.
Features
  • Web Watch boxes throughout the text suggest activities to complete on the web.
  • Early coverage of prevention in chapter 4 and Targeting Prevention boxes throughout offer perspective and provoke thought regarding drug-related behaviours we, as a society, want to reduce or prevent.
  • Chapter opening Online Learning Center boxes preview the resources available online including
  • interactive quizzing, behavior change objectives, web links, PowerWeb and more for students. The Instructor side features protected downloadable ancillaries for instructors.
  • Drugs in Depth boxes examine specific drug-related issues and are perfect starting points for classroom discussion.
  • Approaches drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives--behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal and clinical--allowing the book to appeal to a wide range of students and apply the content to their own special needs.
  • Taking Sides boxes encourage critical thinking by providing two points of view on controversial subjects.
  • Includes Exploring Your Spirituality boxes in each chapter to help students examine this dimension of wellness.
  • Drugs in the Media boxes take a critical and informative look at media sources of drug information.
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Summary: This book is designed for the introduction to drugs and substance abuse course as taught in departments of health education, psychology, biology, sociology, criminal justice, etc. It provides the latest information on drugs and their effects on society and human behavior. Instructors and students have relied on it for over twenty-five years to examine drugs and behavior from the behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical perspectives.

New to This Edition
  • Integrates PowerWeb topics into the text chapters to ease use of articles in class assignments.
  • Completely rewritten HealthQuest boxes now better integrate the text with the software providing opportunities for interactive learning.
  • Fully updated to reflect the current research, drugs, and trends such as oxycontin, frequencey of some correlates of addictions (abuse history, ADD, depression), dietary and other herbal supplements.
Features
  • Web Watch boxes throughout the text suggest activities to complete on the web.
  • Early coverage of prevention in chapter 4 and Targeting Prevention boxes throughout offer perspective and provoke thought regarding drug-related behaviours we, as a society, want to reduce or prevent.
  • Chapter opening Online Learning Center boxes preview the resources available online including
  • interactive quizzing, behavior change objectives, web links, PowerWeb and more for students. The Instructor side features protected downloadable ancillaries for instructors.
  • Drugs in Depth boxes examine specific drug-related issues and are perfect starting points for classroom discussion.
  • Approaches drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives--behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal and clinical--allowing the book to appeal to a wide range of students and apply the content to their own special needs.
  • Taking Sides boxes encourage critical thinking by providing two points of view on controversial subjects.
  • Includes Exploring Your Spirituality boxes in each chapter to help students examine this dimension of wellness.
  • Drugs in the Media boxes take a critical and informative look at media sources of drug information.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10TH 04
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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