Summary: Designed for the introduction to drugs and substance abuse course as taught in departments of health education, psychology, biology, sociology, and criminal justice, this full-color market-leading text provides the latest information on drugs and their effects on society and human behavior. For over thirty years, instructors and students have relied on it to examine drugs and behavior from the behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical perspect ...show moreives. Edition/Copyright: 12TH 08
- Provides updated coverage of key topics, such as medical marijuana, steroids and nutritional ergogenic aids, prevention programs, smoking in film, abuse of legal pharmaceuticals, methamphetamine use, and treatment of bipolar disorder, insomnia, and ADHD
- Includes updated information on statistics and trends for drug use and effects (Monitoring the Future, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, DAWN, SAMHSA treatment info), costs of drug control, and the prison population.
- Significantly expands the photo program
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company