Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior, 18th Edition
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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on individuals. Trusted for more than 45 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 18th Edition includes the very latest information and statistics on drug use trends, treatments, and drug-related mortality
CHAPTER 1 DRUG USE: AN OVERVIEW
CHAPTER 2 DRUG USE AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM
CHAPTER 3 A HISTORY OF DRUG POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES
SECTION TWO HOW DRUGS WORK
CHAPTER 4 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
CHAPTER 5 THE ACTIONS OF DRUGS
SECTION THREE: UPPERS AND DOWNERS
CHAPTER 6 STIMULANTS
CHAPTER 7 DEPRESSANTS AND INHALANTS
CHAPTER 8 MEDICATION FOR MENTAL DISORDERS
SECTION FOUR ALCOHOL
CHAPTER 9 ALCOHOL
SECTION FIVE FAMILIAR DRUGS
CHAPTER 10 TOBACCO
CHAPTER 11 CAFFEINE
CHAPTER 12 DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS
SECTION SIX RESTRICTED DRUGS
CHAPTER 13 OPIOIDS
CHAPTER 14 PSYCHEDELICS
CHAPTER 15 CANNABIS
CHAPTER 16 PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS
SECTION SEVEN PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION
CHAPTER 17 PREVENTING SUBSTANCE ABUSE
CHAPTER 18 TREATING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND DRUG POLICY ALTERNATIVES
APPENDIX A DRUG NAMES
APPENDIX B RESOURCES FOR INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
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