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Drugs and Society (10TH 09 - Old Edition)

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Book News Annotation:

In this textbook for college students in health fields, sociology, social work, and psychology, Hanson et al. (pharmacology and toxicology, U. of Utah, and sociology and criminology, Valparaiso U.) discuss the effects of drug use and abuse on people from pharmacological, psychological, neurobiological, and sociological perspectives. The text incorporates personal accounts of drug users for this edition. It also has new and updated discussions of prescription and performance-enhancing drug abuse, the controversy surrounding prescription product advertising, the methamphetamine epidemic, over-the-counter stimulants and decongestants, HIV/AIDS, risk and protective factors, alcohol problems, and topics such as steroids in baseball, Oxycontin, restrictions on pain pills, and heroin potency, as well as new survey data. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Tenth Edition of Drugs and Society 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. Statistics and chapter content have been revised to include the latest information on current topics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763756420
Author:
Hanson, Glen
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Contributor:
Venturelli, Peter J.
Contributor:
Fleckenstein, Annette E.
Author:
Fleckenstein, Annette E.
Author:
Fleckenstein, Annette
Author:
Hanson, Glen R.
Author:
Venturelli, Peter
Author:
Venturelli, Peter J.
Subject:
Drugs
Subject:
Toxicology
Subject:
Drug abuse
Subject:
Substance-Related Disorders
Subject:
Substance Abuse & Addictions - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction - Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
551
Dimensions:
10.70x8.40x.80 in. 2.55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Tenth Edition of Drugs and Society 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. Statistics and chapter content have been revised to include the latest information on current topics.
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