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Concepts of Chemical Dependency (Looseleaf) - With Access

Concepts of Chemical Dependency (Looseleaf) - With Access - 9th edition

Concepts of Chemical Dependency (Looseleaf) - With Access - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9781305790797

ISBN10: 1305790790

Concepts of Chemical Dependency (Looseleaf) - With Access by Harold E. Doweiko - ISBN 9781305790797
Edition: 9TH 15
Copyright: 2015
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Concepts of Chemical Dependency (Looseleaf) - With Access by Harold E. Doweiko - ISBN 9781305790797

ISBN13: 9781305790797

ISBN10: 1305790790

Edition: 9TH 15

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Summary

CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be a few years ago; and the abuse of cough syrups. Adding to the book's usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse books, including abuse of anabolic steroids, inhalants, infectious diseases associated with substance abuse, how the ''war on drugs'' has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country, and the ''medical marijuana'' debate. This edition includes new information on synthetic marijuana, mephredone, and dextromethorphan, among other substances; updates reflecting the new DSM-5; and a new chapter on the Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction.

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