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Drug abuse : origins & interventions

Author: Meyer D Glantz; Christine R Hartel
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why are some people more likely than others to become addicted to drugs? What are the best ways to prevent and treat addiction? Are the solutions pharmacological, psychological, or a combination? Scientific perspectives on drug abuse are changing, and this book provides the reader a comprehensive introduction to current ideas and research about the causes of drug abuse and its prevention and treatment. It also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Drug abuse.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1999
(DLC) 99027656
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meyer D Glantz; Christine R Hartel
ISBN: 1557986010 9781557986016
OCLC Number: 123568075
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 492 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword / Alan I. Leshner --
I. Origins. 1. The Etiology of Drug Abuse: Mapping the Paths / Meyer D. Glantz, Naimah Z. Weinberg and Lucinda L. Miner / [and others]. 2. Frontline Surveillance: The Community Epidemiology Work Group on Drug Abuse / Zili Sloboda and Nicholas J. Kozel. 3. The Impact of Public Attitudes on Drug Abuse Research in the Twentieth Century / David F. Musto. 4. Explaining Attitudes About Public Policy on Drug Availability: The Role of Expectancies About Drinking and Drug Effects / Robin Room and Angela Paglia. 5. A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Drug Abuse / Dante Cicchetti. 6. Why People Use, Abuse, and Become Dependent on Drugs: Progress Toward a Heuristic Model / Robert J. Pandina and Valerie L. Johnson. 7. Prevention and Treatment of Drug Abuse: Use of Animal Models to Find Solutions / Marilyn E. Carroll. 8. Neurobiology of Drug Addiction / George F. Koob, S. Barak Caine and Petri Hyytia / [and others].
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS
Responsibility: edited by Meyer D. Glantz and Christine R. Hartel.

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