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Drug use and abuse : a comprehensive introduction

Author: Howard Abadinsky
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Offers an interdisciplinary, comprehensive survey of various aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including the impact of drugs on our society; their history and the pharmacological impact of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Abadinsky
ISBN: 0495093394 9780495093398
OCLC Number: 137243527
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Drug abuse. c2004.
Description: xxiii, 482 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. An introduction to drug abuse --
Drugs : reaching a definition --
Drug abuse and addiction --
Drug abuse continuum --
Addiction --
Definition determines response --
Drugs of abuse --
Depressants --
Stimulants --
Hallucinogens, "club drugs," marijuana/cannabis, and inhalants --
Estimating the extent of the drug problem --
National Survey on Drug Use and Health --
Monitoring the future --
Drug Abuse Warning Network --
NNICC narcotics intelligence estimates --
Pulse Check --
Arrestee drug abuse monitoring --
Drug use : how many, how much? --
Prescription drug abuse --
Connection between drugs and crime --
Research on adolescents --
Research on adults --
Drugs and violence --
Summary --
Review questions --
2. Drug use and legislation : a history --
Alcohol and the Temperance Movement --
National prohibition --
Opium : a long history --
Morphine and heroin --
China and the opium wars --
The first opium war --
The second opium war --
The Chinese problem and the American response --
Twentieth-century efforts and legislation --
The Pure Food and Drug Act --
China and the International Opium Conference --
The Harrison Act --
Case law results --
Narcotics clinics and enforcement --
The Uniform Drug Act --
Cocaine : from coca to crack --
Nineteenth-century use --
Cocaine in the twentieth century --
Marijuana : from immigrants to the counterculture --
Early marijuana legislation and literature --
Counterculture use and changing laws --
Amphetamines : speed and ice --
Barbiturates --
Tranquilizers and Sedatives --
Hallucinogens --
Government action after World War II --
A turn toward treatment --
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 --
The drug scare of the 1980s --
Into the twenty-first century --
Summary --
Review questions --
3. Drugs and the nervous system --
Neurological theories of drug abuse --
The disease model --
Arousal theory --
Genetic predisposition --
Limitations in the neurological study of drug abuse --
Polydrug use --
Psychoactive substances and the central nervous system --
The brain --
Neurons --
Neurotransmitters --
Drug ingestion --
Tolerance --
Drug cues and sexual dysfunction --
Summary --
Review questions. 4. Depressants --
Endorphins --
Stress and addiction --
Heroin --
Effects of heroin --
Tolerance for heroin --
Heroin withdrawal --
Medical use of heroin --
Dangers of heroin use --
Oxycodone --
Barbiturates --
Effects of barbiturates --
Tolerance for barbiturates --
Barbiturate withdrawal --
Medical use of barbiturates --
Dangers of barbiturate use --
Benzodiazepines --
Effects of tranquilizers --
Medical use of benzodiazepines --
Tolerance for benzodiazepines --
Withdrawal from benzodiazepines --
Dangers of tranquilizer use --
Methaqualone --
Alcohol --
Effects of alcohol --
Alcohol tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of alcohol use --
Analogs and designer drugs --
Summary --
Review questions --
5. Stimulants --
Cocaine --
Effects of cocaine --
Coca paste and cocaine combinations --
Crack --
Cocaine tolerance --
Cocaine withdrawal --
Medical use of cocaine --
Dangers of cocaine use --
Amphetamines --
Effects of amphetamines --
Methamphetamine tolerance and withdrawal --
Medical use of amphetamines --
Dangers of methamphetamine use --
Nicotine --
Effects of nicotine --
Nicotine tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of nicotine use --
Herbal stimulants --
Caffeine --
Summary --
Review questions --
6. Hallucinogens, club drugs, marijuana, and inhalants --
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) --
Effects of LSD --
LSD tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of LSD Use --
Phencyclidine (PCP) --
Effects of PCP --
PCP tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of PCP use --
Mushrooms and cactus --
Club drugs --
Ecstasy --
Ketamine --
Rohypnol --
GHB and GBL --
Cannabis --
Effects of cannabis --
The medical controversy --
Marijuana tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of marijuana use --
Inhalants --
Effects of inhalants and solvents --
Inhalant tolerance and withdrawal --
Dangers of inhalant use --
Summary --
Review questions --
7. The sociology of drug abuse --
Sociological theory --
Stages of drug addiction --
Alcohol --
Heroin and cocaine --
Anomie --
Response to anomie --
Problems with the theory --
The adaptive model of anomie --
Differential association --
Social control theory --
Subcultures and cultural deviance theory --
Symbolic interactionism/labeling --
Summary --
Review questions. 8. The psychology of drug abuse --
Psychology and personality --
Psychoanalytic theory and drug abuse --
The stages of psychological development --
Divisions of the psyche --
Drug use and adolescence --
Unresolved parental relationships --
Ego deficiencies --
Regression to infant sexuality --
Behaviorism/learning theory --
Operant conditioning --
Behavior modification --
Cognitive learning theory --
A psycho sociological dimension --
Summary --
Review questions --
9. Drug abuse treatment --
The cure industry --
Medication-assisted treatment --
Opioid antagonists --
Chemicals for detoxification --
Opioid agonists --
Chemical responses to cocaine abuse --
Psychological treatments --
A psychoanalytic approach --
Behavior modification --
Group treatment --
Drug treatment programs --
Treatment programs in the criminal justice system --
Drug courts --
Treatment Alternative to Street Crime (TASC) --
Therapeutic community --
Chemical dependency programs --
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) --
The AA program --
AA organization --
The Minnesota Model --
Alternatives to AA --
Evaluating treatment effectiveness --
Difficulties in measuring effectiveness --
Measuring AA/twelve-step effectiveness --
Other programs --
Summary --
Review questions --
10. Drug abuse prevention --
Models for prevention --
Information model --
Affective model --
Social influence model --
Sample programs --
Project D.A.R.E. --
Reconnecting youth --
Preparing for the Drug-Free Years (PDFY) --
Strengthening Families Program --
Child Development Project (CDP) --
Prevention research --
Technical problems and criticisms --
Summary --
Review questions --
11. The business of drugs and the drug-terrorism connection --
International drug trafficking --
Colombia --
Mexico --
Golden triangle --
Thailand --
Triads --
Golden crescent --
The terrorism connection --
Domestic drug trafficking --
Dominicans --
Street-level drug business --
Street-level drug market --
Marijuana and methamphetamine --
Money laundering --
Summary --
Review questions. 12. Drug laws and law enforcement --
Constitutional constraints --
Conceptual models of criminal justice --
The Fourth Amendment and the exclusionary rule --
Jurisdictional limitations --
International efforts --
Corruption --
Exposure to temptation --
Informants --
Statutes and legal requirements --
Conspiracy --
Tax violations --
Money Laundering Act --
Seizure and forfeiture of assets --
Grand jury --
Law enforcement agencies --
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) --
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) --
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) --
Coast Guard --
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) --
U.S. Marshals Service --
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) --
The military --
Postal inspection service --
Strike forces and task forces --
Interpol --
Street-level law enforcement --
Issues in drug law enforcement --
Summary --
Review questions --
13. Drug abuse policy --
Incongruities between facts and policies --
Supply reduction through the criminal sanction --
Overflowing prisons --
Would changing the penalties help? --
Penalties in other nations --
Centralizing federal drug law enforcement --
Enforcement results --
Conclusion --
Supply reduction by controlling drugs at their source --
The "balloon effect" and human rights violations --
Economic importance of the coca crop in Peru and Bolivia --
Crop eradication or substitution --
Drug enforcement and foreign policy --
Demand reduction by drug testing --
Case law results --
Drug-testing process --
Testing problems --
Demand reduction by criminal prosecution for fetal liability --
Demand reduction by expanding treatment --
Measuring the result of policy changes --
Summary --
Review questions --
14. Drug decriminalization and harm reduction --
Decriminalization of drug abuse --
The pros --
The cons --
Policy issues --
Focus on causes --
Emergence of decriminalization as a policy issue --
Medical maintenance --
Heroin --
Cocaine --
Comparison to legal substances --
Efforts to decriminalize marijuana --
Containment in Zurich --
Needle-exchange programs --
Harm reduction --
Principles of harm reduction --
Reducing the risky consequences of drug use --
Harm reduction in the United Kingdom --
Dutch drug policy --
Policy change to harm reduction --
Problems over the past twenty years --
Canada changes direction --
Harm reduction : a new approach to education --
Conclusion --
Summary --
Review Questions --
Glossary --
References --
Name index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Howard Abadinsky.
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