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 of drug-related problems in our society. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by incorporating personal drug use and abuse experiences and perspectives throughout. The eighth edition has been revised and updated with the most current ...show more views on drug abuse and exposes the issues from a pharmacological, psychological, and sociological perspective.
The authors' combined expertise and extensive experiences in research, teaching, drug policy-making, and drug policy implementation make this introductory text the most comprehensive and authoritative available. Students in nursing, health science, psychology, social work, and sociology will learn: