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Drugs, a factual account

Author: Dorothy Dusek; Daniel A Girdano
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on contemporary issues such as drug use and AIDS, drug testing and law-enforcement concerns, this text has strong historical and sociological foundations to put the material into perspective  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Dusek; Daniel A Girdano
ISBN: 0070183961 9780070183964
OCLC Number: 26218914
Description: xx, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Trends --
Definitions and drug terminology --
Motivations for drug use and abuse --
Physiological basis of drug action on the central nervous system --
Alcohol --
Tobacco --
Caffeine --
Marijuana --
Cocaine --
Amphetamines --
The opiates --
Sedative/antianxiety drugs --
Hallucinogens --
Nonprescription drugs --
Anabolic steroids --
Alcohol-related diseases and conditions --
Amphetamine- and cocaine-related conditions --
Intravenous drug use : AIDS --
Smoking-related conditions --
Law enforcement --
Prevention strategies --
Early intervention --
Multicultural prevention programs --
Drugs in the workplace --
Drug testing --
Detoxification and maintenance programs --
Compulsory treatment --
Drug-free residential treatment --
Drug-free outpatient treatment --
Behavioral approaches to treatment --
Perinatal substance abuse, treatment and prevention --
Self-help modalities.
Responsibility: Dorothy E. Dusek and Daniel A. Girdano.

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