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Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior - 13th edition

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior - 13th edition

ISBN13: 9780073380797

ISBN10: 0073380792

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior by Charles J. Ksir, Carl L. Hart and Oakley S. Ray - ISBN 9780073380797
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 13TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No
Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior by Charles J. Ksir, Carl L. Hart and Oakley S. Ray - ISBN 9780073380797

ISBN13: 9780073380797

ISBN10: 0073380792

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 13TH 09

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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 perspectives. .

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section One: Drug Use in Modern Society 1: Drug Use: An Overview 2: Drug Use as a Social Problem 3: Drug Products and Their Regulation
Section Two: How Drugs Work 4: The Nervous System 5: The Actions of Drugs
Section Three: Uppers and Downers 6: Stimulants 7: Depressants and Inhalants 8: Medication for Mental Disorders
Section Four: Alcohol 9: Alcohol
Section Five: Familiar Drugs 10: Tobacco 11: Caffeine 12: Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Section Six: Restricted Drugs 13: Opioids 14: Hallucinogens 15: Marijuana 16: Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Section Seven: Prevention and Treatment 17: Preventing Substance Abuse 18: Treating Substance Abuse and Dependence
Appendix A Drug Names
Appendix B Resources for Information and Assistance Glossary

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