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Drug Use and Abuse

Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Stephen A. Maisto,Mark Galizio,Gerard J. Connors
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 1305177592
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, 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

Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Stephen A. Maisto,Mark Galizio,Gerard J. Connors
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 1285455517
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, 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

Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Stephen A. Maisto,Mark Galizio,Gerard J. Connors
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 1305177592
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, 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

Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Bonnie Graves
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780736804165
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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

Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Stephen A. Maisto,Mark Galizio,Gerard J. Connors
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2018-01-01
ISBN : 1337408972
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 Misuse and Abuse

Drug Use  Misuse and Abuse Book
Author : Cecile A. Marczinski
Publisher : Wiley Global Education
Release : 2014-01-02
ISBN : 1118801962
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bringing a new approach to covering the basic principles and major topics found in a typical psychopharmacology course, Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse also adds the newest exciting and controversial findings in the study of drug use and abuse. At the core, the text has a strong emphasis on developing scientific literacy and critical thinking in the student. Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse includes the major drugs typically covered in an undergraduate psychopharmacology course (caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, amphetamines including methamphetamine, alcohol, opiates, marijuana, the hallucinogens, antipsychotics, antidepressants, and antianxiety medications) and, moreover, the content emphasizes the latest scientific findings in the field, including advances in imaging the living brain. Included is a chapter on careers related to psychopharmacology, as well as a variety of pedagogical features that help students learn, making it appropriate for an instructor of a lecture-based, online or hybrid course.Ê

Drug Use and Abuse A Comprehensive Introduction

Drug Use and Abuse  A Comprehensive Introduction Book
Author : Howard Abadinsky
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2017-02-21
ISBN : 1337515132
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Book
Author : Joyce H. Lowinson
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780781734745
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

Addiction at Work

Addiction at Work Book
Author : Hamid Ghodse
Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780566086199
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Drug Abuse Handbook

Drug Abuse Handbook Book
Author : Steven B. Karch, MD, FFFLM
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-17
ISBN : 9781420048292
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the handbook that professionals who deal with problems related to drugs and drug abuse have been waiting for. The impressive list of more than 80 contributors, each experts and leaders in their field, testifies to the importance of this outstanding new handbook. The volume contains detailed discussions of drug-related issues in criminalistics, pathology, and toxicology. Impairment testing and the pharmacokinetics of abused drugs are examined in detail, as is the field of workplace drug testing, the use of alternate testing matrices, drugs in sports, addiction medicine, and drug-related medical emergencies. The handbook focuses on the most urgent drug abuse-related problems of today An entire section is devoted to alcohol abuse, including a scientific appraisal of the most common drunk driving defenses, complete with sample calculations. Problems of postmortem toxicology are thoroughly detailed and an appendix lists key references for the most widely used analytic methods. An in-depth analysis of legal questions, including fetal rights and workplace testing Examination of the principles of addiction medicine and how doctors handle substance abuse problems A section addressing drug use by athletes, including a summary of current Olympic Committee Regulations regarding substance use and the latest information on detecting abuse of Human Growth Hormone and Erythropoietin Whether you are approaching the issue of drug abuse from a medical, psychological, toxicological, or legal perspective, the Drug Abuse Handbook is the most authoritative and complete resource available.

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse Book
Author : Bruce Edelfield,Tracey J. Moosa
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release : 2011-08-15
ISBN : 1448845904
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Describes drug abuse, the effects on the body, mind, and emotions, and when abuse becomes an addiction.

Illegal Drugs

Illegal Drugs Book
Author : Paul M. Gahlinger
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780452285057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Furnishes an overview of the 178 drugs that are currently illegal in the United States, including information on their histories, chemical properties and effects, medical uses, recreational abuses, and associated health problems.

The Science of Addiction From Neurobiology to Treatment

The Science of Addiction  From Neurobiology to Treatment Book
Author : Carlton K. Erickson
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2007-02-17
ISBN : 9780393076226
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Runner-up winner of the Hamilton Book Author Award, this book is a comprehensive overview of the neurobiology behind addictions. Neuroscience is clarifying the causes of compulsive alcohol and drug use––while also shedding light on what addiction is, what it is not, and how it can best be treated––in exciting and innovative ways. Current neurobiological research complements and enhances the approaches to addiction traditionally taken in social work and psychology. However, this important research is generally not presented in a forthright, jargon-free way that clearly illustrates its relevance to addiction professionals. The Science of Addiction presents a comprehensive overview of the roles that brain function and genetics play in addiction. It explains in an easy-to-understand way changes in the terminology and characterization of addiction that are emerging based upon new neurobiological research. The author goes on to describe the neuroanatomy and function of brain reward sites, and the genetics of alcohol and other drug dependence. Chapters on the basic pharmacology of stimulants and depressants, alcohol, and other drugs illustrate the specific and unique ways in which the brain and the central nervous system interact with, and are affected by, each of these substances Erickson discusses current and emerging treatments for chemical dependence, and how neuroscience helps us understand the way they work. The intent is to encourage an understanding of the body-mind connection. The busy clinical practitioner will find the chapter on how to read and interpret new research findings on the neurobiological basis of addiction useful and illuminating. This book will help the almost 21.6 million Americans, and millions more worldwide, who abuse or are dependent on drugs by teaching their caregivers (or them) about the latest addiction science research. It is also intended to help addiction professionals understand the foundations and applications of neuroscience, so that they will be able to better empathize with their patients and apply the science to principles of treatment.

The Emergence of Crack Cocaine Abuse

The Emergence of Crack Cocaine Abuse Book
Author : Edith Fairman Cooper
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9781590335123
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cocaine was once considered the elite's drug, with a price so high that only the very wealthy could afford it, and thought by many to be 'safe'. But during the 1980s, a dangerous and cheap derivative began appearing on the street. This drug, crack, is a cocaine free-base produced relatively safely and easily. Because of its low production costs, crack became popular among the lower classes, leading to an epidemic in the late 1980s, with estimates that over one million people used crack cocaine. The drug's name became synonymous with gangs, crime, and violence. Because of the intensity and apparent suddenness of the crack crisis, people began to wonder if there were any warning signs public officials missed and how exactly crack spread across the nation. Some even floated the theory that agencies like the CIA and FBI encouraged the use of crack in inner cities. No matter where it came from, crack is a menace that, though no longer 'epidemic', must be combated along with all other illegal drugs. This book makes a close examination of the development, responses to, and effect of the crack cocaine crisis in the United States. Included are descriptions of cocaine, crack, and the free-basing process. Also examined are the health questions surrounding the abuse problems and the allegations that governmental authorities had advance knowledge of crack. With the war on drugs a perpetual and critical battle in America, the facts and analyses presented here are of paramount importance to the understanding of a major issue of society's safety.

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System Book
Author : Bertha Madras,Michael Kuhar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-11-15
ISBN : 0124186858
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drug use and abuse continues to thrive in contemporary society worldwide and the instance and damage caused by addiction increases along with availability. The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs. Other chapters provide a context for drug use, with overviews of use and consequences, epidemiology and risk factors, genetics of use and treatment success, and strategies to screen populations and provide appropriate interventions. The book offers meaningful, relevant and timely information for scientists, health-care professionals and treatment providers. A comprehensive reference on the effects of drug addiction on the human nervous system Focuses on core drug addiction issues from nicotine, cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and other commonly abused drugs Includes foundational science chapters on the biology of addiction Details challenges in diagnosis and treatment options

Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention Treatment and Recovery

Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention  Treatment  and Recovery Book
Author : Gary L. Fisher,Nancy A. Roget
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2009
ISBN : 1412950848
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Substance abuse is one of the most frequent and serious problems encountered by human service workers, criminal justice professionals, and clinicians. Unfortunately, many professionals in these fields receive little, if any, formal training about this problem. Our planned encyclopedia presents state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications in A-to-Z format. Rather than create a compendium of specific drugs and drug effects, for which there are any number of fine titles already available, the focus will be upon practical knowledge and skills for pre-service and in-service human service professionals, including substance abuse counselors and prevention specialists.

The Handbook of Drugs and Society

The Handbook of Drugs and Society Book
Author : Henry H. Brownstein
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-12-07
ISBN : 1118726790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook provides a comprehensive examination of the past and present roles of drugs in society with a focus on theory, research, policy, and practice. Includes 28 original chapters with multi-disciplinary and international perspectives by top social and behavioral scientists Reviews current knowledge in the field, including key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological debates Identifies ongoing controversies in the field, emergent topics, and areas in need of further inquiry Discusses individual drugs as well as topics like physiological theories of drug use and abuse, public health implications of drugs, patterns of drugs and crime, international drug trade and trafficking, and designer drugs

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse Book
Author : Howard Abadinsky
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 1997
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book explores all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including history, pharmacology, theories of use, treatment and prevention, drug business, drug law enforcement, and U.S. drug policy. Reports on the latest data on drug concern provide further examination of alcohol and explore the abuse of additional substances such as inhalants, herbal stimulants, and designer drugs. The major drugs are arranged into depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and cannabis, and each is discussed thoroughly.

Understanding Drug Use and Abuse

Understanding Drug Use and Abuse Book
Author : Benjamin P. Bowser,Carl O. Word,Toby Seddon
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release : 2014-06-06
ISBN : 1137402113
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Addressing drug use and abuse as a global phenomenon, this text draws on contemporary and international research findings to examine the causes of drug use in different countries and to explore different policy responses to its prevention and treatment. It is an invaluable resource for students, practitioners and anyone concerned with drug use.