Hart: Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior, 17th edition
Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 40 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. The 17th edition includes the very latest information and statistics and many new timely topics and issues have been added that are sure to pique students’ interest and stimulate class discussion.
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ISBNS: 1259913864 / 9781259913860
Publication Date: 11/07/17
NEW IN THE SeventeenTH EDITION
Treatment on substance use disorders are now part of the respective chapters as a new feature box “Focus on
New focus on successful drug policy drawing on experiences from around the globe in chapters 1,2, and 3.
Latest information on the current opioid “crisis" can be found in Chapter 13.
Substantially revised Cannabis content in order to keep pace with rapidly changing legal landscape.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Drug Use: An Overview
Chapter 2 Drug Use as a Social Problem
Chapter 3 Drug Policy
Chapter 4 The Nervous System
Chapter 5 The Actions of Drugs
Chapter 6 Stimulants
Chapter 7 Depressants and Inhalants
Chapter 8 Medication for Mental Disorders
Chapter 9 Alcohol
Chapter 10 Tobacco
Chapter 11 Caffeine
Chapter 12 Dietary Supplements and Over-theCounter Drugs
Chapter 13 Opioids
Chapter 14 Psychedelics
Chapter 15 Cannabis
Chapter 16 Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Chapter 17 Preventing Substance Abuse
Chapter 18 Rethinking Drug Policy: What Works, What’s Possible, and What’s Feasible
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