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Heroin

Author: Humberto Fernandez
Publisher: Center City, Minn. : Hazelden, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For parents, teachers, police and counsellors, this is a current, no-nonsense reference on heroin's pharmacology, the sociology and psychology of its use, the political, legal, and criminal justice  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Humberto Fernandez
ISBN: 1568381530 9781568381534
OCLC Number: 38281757
Description: xv, 326 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I: The Drug --
The History of Heroin: The Discovery of Opium and the China Trade --
The History of Heroin: Heroin in America and the World Trade --
The Pharmacology and Physiology of Heroin Use --
Part II: The Addict --
The Psychology and Culture of the Heroin Addict --
Case History: Heroin Addiction --
Part III: Treatment --
Treatment for Heroin Addiction: The Behavioral Model --
The Politics of Methadone Maintenance --
Case Histories: Methadone Maintenance --
Pharmacological Approaches to Heroin Addiction Treatment --
Part IV: Society --
Heroin and the AIDS Epidemic --
Organized Crime, Heroin Distribution, and the War on Drugs --
Heroin and the Criminal Justice System in America --
Heroin, Popular Culture, and the Media --
Heroin Addicts: Beyond Redemption?
Responsibility: Humberto Fernandez ; with a foreword by David E. Smith and Richard B. Seymour.
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