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Feeling good and doing better : ethics and nontherapeutic drug use

Author: Thomas H Murray; Willard Gaylin; Ruth Macklin
Publisher: Clifton, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1984.
Series: Contemporary issues in biomedicine, ethics, and society.
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An examination of the complex moral, social, medical and legal issues surrounding the widespread consumption of nontherapeutic drugs today - whether they are mind-altering susbtances taken to  Read more...

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Feeling good and doing better.
Clifton, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)568295727
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Murray; Willard Gaylin; Ruth Macklin
ISBN: 089603061X 9780896030619
OCLC Number: 10533347
Description: viii, 219 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Feeling Good and Doing Better.- I: Social and Political Aspects.- Drug Abuse Policies and Social Attitudes to Risk Taking.- The Social Dilemma of the Development of a Policy on Intoxicant Use.- Controlling the Uncontrollable.- The State's Intervention in Individuals' Drug Use: A Normative Account.- II: Pleasure and Performance.- The Use of Drugs for Pleasure: Some Philosophical Issues.- Drugs, Sports, and Ethics.- III: Privacy, the Constitution, and Drug Use.- Implications of the Constitutional Right of Privacy for the Control of Drugs: An Introduction.- Using and Refusing Psychotropic Drugs.- IV: Drugs, Models, and Moral Principles.- Doctors, Drugs Used for Pleasure and Performance, and the Medical Model.- Drugs, Models, and Moral Principles.
Series Title: Contemporary issues in biomedicine, ethics, and society.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas H. Murray, Willard Gaylin, and Ruth Macklin.
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