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Health-Substance Abuse


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Development of Antidepressants: The Chemistry of Depression, the (Antidepressants)
Development of Antidepressants: The Chemistry of Depression, the (Antidepressants)
by Maryalice Walker
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Describes what depression is, how antidepressants work, and the different types of antidepressants available.... (read more)

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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs (Reading Essentials in Science)
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs (Reading Essentials in Science)
by Alexandra Powe Allred
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Alcohol, tobacco, and drugs have different effects on the body, but they are all harmful, especially for young people. Although some can have devastating short-term effects, all can become addictive, leading to a host of life-altering problems.... (read more)

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The NFL: Steroids and Human Growth Hormone (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
The NFL: Steroids and Human Growth Hormone (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
by Michael Sommers
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In the National Football League, where players must be incredibly fast and strong just to survive, it seems almost inevitable that the use of performance-enhancing drugs would be a problem. This book looks at the history of the use of steroids and human... (read more)

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Chasing the High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience with Substance Abuse
Chasing the High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience with Substance Abuse
by Kyle Keegan
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Kyle Keegan was like many teenagers: eager to fit in at school, he experimented with alcohol and drugs. Soon, his abuse of these substances surpassed experimentation and became a ruthless addiction to heroin that nearly destroyed his life. Now in... (read more)

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I'm Not Crazy: A Workbook for Teens with Depression and Bipolar Disorder
I'm Not Crazy: A Workbook for Teens with Depression and Bipolar Disorder
by Linda De Sosa
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Teens It isn't fair that you have depression or bipolar disorder. You can continue along the same path, but chances are, if someone gave you this workbook, that path isn't the best. Working through these pages will help you understand what the heck... (read more)

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Caffeine and Nicotine (Drug Abuse Prevention Library)
Caffeine and Nicotine (Drug Abuse Prevention Library)
by Richard S. Lee
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Accelerated Reader is a program based on the fact that students become more motivated to read if they are tested on the content of the books they have read and are rewarded for correct answers. Students read each book, individually take the test on the... (read more)

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Professional Wrestling: Steroids in and Out of the Ring (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
Professional Wrestling: Steroids in and Out of the Ring (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
by Jeri Freedman
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Professional wrestling has always been huge entertainment. Starting in the 1980s, however, the wrestlers themselves started to become cartoonishly hugemany with the aid of steroids and other supplements. This book shines a light on the history of... (read more)

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Alcohol Abuse (At Issue)
Alcohol Abuse (At Issue)
by Christine (edt) Watkins
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Chasing the High: a Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience With Substance Abuse (08 Edition)
Chasing the High: a Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience With Substance Abuse (08 Edition)
by Kyle John Keegan
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Kyle Keegan was like many teenagers: eager to fit in at school, he experimented with alcohol and drugs. Soon, his abuse of these substances surpassed experimentation and became a ruthless addiction to heroin that nearly destroyed his life. Now in... (read more)

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Alcohol Abuse (At Issue)
Alcohol Abuse (At Issue)
by Christine (edt) Watkins
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Steroids (Compact Research)
Steroids (Compact Research)
by David Robson
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In recent years, the use of steroids tobuild aplayer's strength, endurance, and overall performance has called into question the careers and ethicsof countlessprofessional and amateurathletes. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color... (read more)

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LSD (Drugs: The Straight Facts)
LSD (Drugs: The Straight Facts)
by M. Foster Olive
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LSD gives a brief overview of how hallucinogens work in the brain and explains their traditional use in spiritual contexts. Looking at the psychological, biological, social, and legal aspects of this psychedelic drug, this informative new title explains... (read more)

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Tobacco Information for Teens (Teen Health)
Tobacco Information for Teens (Teen Health)
by Karen (edt) Bellenir
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Health tips about the hazards of using cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and other nicotine products including facts about nicotine addiction, immediate and long-term health effects of tobacco use, related cancers, smoking cessation, tobacco use prevention,... (read more)

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Peyote and Mescaline (Drugs: The Straight Facts)
Peyote and Mescaline (Drugs: The Straight Facts)
by M. Foster Olive
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Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but the straight facts about drugs are not.... (read more)

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Meth: America's Drug Epidemic (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Upper Grades)
Meth: America's Drug Epidemic (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Upper Grades)
by Elaine Landau
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Once considered the ?poor man's cocaine, ? methamphetamine has seeped into the mainstream in the United States. It is estimated that more than 12 million people have tried the drug, and 1.4 million used it during the past year. Meth-making operations... (read more)

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Disgraced! the Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
Disgraced! the Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports (Disgraced! The Dirty History of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)
by Various
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Performance-enhancing drugs are the scourge of modern American sports. However, despite the drugs well known risks and the possibility of ruining their reputations, players continue to use banned substances to get an advantage over the competition. Each... (read more)

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Drugs (It's Your Health)
Drugs (It's Your Health)
by Jonathan Rees
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Drunk Driving (Compact Research: Drugs)
Drunk Driving (Compact Research: Drugs)
by Peggy J. Parks
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Is Athlete Drug Testing Needed?
Is Athlete Drug Testing Needed?
by Lydia Bjornlund
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Addiction in America: Society, Psychology, and Heredity (Illicit and Misused Drugs)
Addiction in America: Society, Psychology, and Heredity (Illicit and Misused Drugs)
by Ida Walker
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