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Drug Use and Abuse : Mindtap Course List - Stephen Maisto

Drug Use and Abuse

Mindtap Course List

Paperback Published: 30th October 2017
ISBN: 9781337408974
Number Of Pages: 512

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Did you know 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 DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition. The book weaves historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives, taking an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current topics regarding drug use, problems associated with use, and their prevention and treatment. You'll learn about classes of drugs as well as the latest data on drug use patterns and social trends, such as the recent increase in heroin addiction, the altered social and legislative environment surrounding marijuana, and the use of technology in the treatment of the substance use disorders.

1. Drug Use and Abuse. 2. Drug Use: Yesterday and Today. 3. Drugs and the Nervous System. 4. Pharmacology. 5. Psychopharmacology and New Drug Development. 6. Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Related Stimulants. 7. Nicotine. 8. Caffeine. 9. Alcohol. 10. Opiates. 11. Marijuana. 12. Hallucinogens. 13. Psychotherapeutic Medications. 14. Other Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs. 15. Treatment of Substance-Use Disorders. 16. Prevention of Substance Abuse. Glossary. References. Index.

ISBN: 9781337408974
ISBN-10: 1337408972
Series: Mindtap Course List
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 30th October 2017
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 20.32  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 8
Edition Type: Revised

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