Summary: Drugs and Society, Eighth Edition clearly illustrates the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of ordinary people and provides students with a realistic perspective on drug-related problems in our society. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text captivates students by incorporating personal drug use and abuse experiences. The eighth edition has been revised and updated with the most current information on drug abuse and exposes t ...show morehe issues from a pharmacological, psychological, and sociological perspective.
The authors' combined expertise and extensive experience in research, teaching, drug policy-making, and drug policy implementation makes this the most comprehensive and authoritative introductory text available. Students using this text will learn how to prevent drug use and abuse, the results of such habits, and why and how it occurs, as well as how drugs can be used for therapeutic purposes. ...show less