Drug Use And Abuse
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📒Drug Use And Abuse ✍ Stephen A. Maisto
✏Drug Use and Abuse Book Summary : DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition, takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives -- emphasizing the idea that a drug's effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the biological and psychological characteristics of its user. This theme is highlighted throughout, and is prominent in discussions of the individual classes of drugs, as well as in the chapters on pharmacology and psychopharmacology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Drug Use And Abuse A Comprehensive Introduction ✍ Howard Abadinsky
✏Drug Use and Abuse A Comprehensive Introduction Book Summary : Updated to include the latest data and research, Abadinsky's DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 9th Edition, delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary examination of all aspects of drug and alcohol use and misuse. The text draws from the disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice -- resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative single source available. The author explores the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the illegal drug business, law enforcement, and theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse. Other topics include the nonmedical use of prescription drugs, synthetic substances, the use of stimulants to treat PTSD and ADD, the pharmacology and controversies surrounding marijuana, and United States and global drug policy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Drug Use And Abuse ✍ Stephen Maisto
✏Drug Use and Abuse Book Summary : Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Drug Use And Abuse ✍ Bonnie Graves
✏Drug Use and Abuse Book Summary : Discusses different kinds of illegal drugs, their effects on health and behavior, their use and the risks involved, options for treatment, and ways to stay drug-free.
📒Drug Use And Abuse ✍ Howard Abadinsky
✏Drug Use and Abuse Book Summary : Packed with the latest data and research, the powerful new DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 8E, International Edition delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice--resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative single source available. The author explores the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement, theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse. New coverage includes nonmedical use of prescription drugs, synthetic substances, the use of stimulants to treat PTSD and ADD, medical marijuana, the connection between drug trafficking and terrorism, and an updated analysis of the United States drug policy.
📒Drug Use And Abuse ✍ Paul Alomonte
✏Drug use and abuse Book Summary : Introduces the problem of the abuse of both illegal and legal drugs, and discusses the various stages of the war on drugs, drugs and sports, the question of legalization, and the principal drugs of abuse
📒Addiction At Work ✍ Hamid Ghodse
✏Addiction at Work Book Summary : Drugs and the workplace just don't mix. Yet most users of illicit drugs are employed adults and there's a high correlation between levels of stress, income and alcohol abuse amongst professional and managerial employees. And the risks associated with drug use and abuse in the workplace have been well defined. Addiction at Work enables you to understand the background and extent of the problem: the cost of drug abuse to your organization; the role your own organizational culture may have in encouraging drug misuse; the risks associated with dangerous or stressful jobs. There are also chapters to help you understand the symptoms of drug abuse and the potential risks associated with perfectly legal prescription or over-the-counter medicines. Addiction at Work has been written by some of the world-authorities on drug use in the workplace. It is an essential reference for organizations seeking a way through the human, ethical and legal issues (and the risk they present to any employer) of a social problem that is increasingly impacting employees whatever their work or the nature of their workplace.
📒Substance Use And Abuse ✍ Russil Durrant
✏Substance Use and Abuse Book Summary : Substance use and abuse are two of the most frequent psychological problems clinicians encounter. Mainstream approaches focus on the biological and psychological factors supporting drug abuse. But to fully comprehend the issue, clinicians need to consider the social, historical, and cultural factors responsible for drug-related problems. Substance Use and Abuse: Cultural and Historical Perspectives provides an inclusive explanation of the human desire to take drugs. Using a multidisciplinary framework, authors Russil Durrant and Jo Thakker explore the cultural and historical variables that contribute to drug use. Integrating biological, psychosocial, and cultural-historical perspectives, this innovative and accessible volume addresses the fundamental question of why drug use is such a ubiquitous feature of human society.
📒Substance Abuse ✍ Joyce H. Lowinson
✏Substance Abuse Book Summary : The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than 150 experts at the front lines of patient management and research. This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information on “club drugs” such as Ecstasy. New sections focus on addiction in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and women’s health issues, including pregnancy. The expanded behavioral addictions section now includes hoarding, shopping, and computer/Internet abuse. Includes access to a Companion wesbite that has fully searchable text.
📒Drugs Of Abuse ✍ Sherrel Howard
✏Drugs of Abuse Book Summary : Drug abuse has been, and continues to be, a global societalissue with diverse sets of impacts. Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacologyand Molecular Mechanisms introduces the basic principles ofpharmacology and neuroscience of drug abuse. Understanding thechemistry of commonly abused drugs and their impact on brainfunction will provide students and researchers with a more profoundunderstanding of the molecular basis of drug abuse andaddiction. Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacology and Molecular Mechanismsopens with a brief history of drug use and abuse. Subsequentsections look at specific families of drugs, including stimulants,depressants, and hallucinogens among others, and explore how theirchemical make-up interacts with brain function. The final chapterprovides a brief overview of clinical substance abusetreatment. Providing a concise, accessible introductory overview of thetopic, Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacology and Molecular Mechanismswill be a valuable resource for students, researchers, and othersinterested in how drugs interact with the brain. Introduces readers to the basic principles of neuroscience andpharmacology as related to drug use and abuse. Explores how the chemical make-up of drugs interact with thebrain and can lead to addiction Includes coverage of a wide array of commonly abused familiesof drugs, including stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, andothers. Provides an essential introduction to the chemical andmolecular underpinnings of drug use and abuse