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Drugs & Society : 14th Edition - Glen R. Hanson

Drugs & Society

14th Edition

By: Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein

Paperback | 22 December 2020 | Edition Number 14

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5 Stars! from Doody's Book Reviews! (of the 13th Edition)

"This edition continues to raise the bar for books on drug use and abuse. The presentation of the material is straightforward and comprehensive, but not off putting or complicated."

Every new print text includes Navigate Advantage Access which unlocks a complete ebook, workbook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

As a long-standing, reliable resource Drugs & Society, Fourteenth Edition continues to captivate and inform students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals. The authors have integrated their expertise in the fields of drug abuse, pharmacology, and sociology with their extensive experiences in research, treatment, drug policy making, and drug policy implementation to create an edition that speaks directly to students on the medical, emotional, and social damage drug use can cause.

About the Authors

Dr. Glen R. Hanson is the vice dean of the School of Dentistry and a professor of pharmacology in the School of Dentistry at the University of Utah. He is also the Senior Advisor for the Mountain Plains PTTC (Prevention Technology Transfer Center), which is supported by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration of the Department of Heath and Human Services.

Dr. Peter J. Venturelli has been the coauthor of this text since the second edition of Drugs and Society in 1988. In addition to revising this text every two years, the experiences and qualifications of Dr. Venturelli in academia and professional life include publishing research in drug and ethnic anthologies and scholarly journals, authoring approximately 60 conference papers at national professional sociological meetings, serving in elected and administrative positions in professional sociological and drug research, associations, receiving research grants involving drug use and ethnicity, authoring the latest drug research, serving as a board member at the Baldwin Research Institute (alcohol and drug retreats), and teaching undergraduate and graduate students for the past 32 years.

Dr. Annette E. Fleckenstein has been a coauthor of Drugs and Society since its seventh edition and is a professor and assistant dean in the School of Dentistry at the University of Utah. She has researched the neurobiology of substance abuse for more than 20 years, lectured on topics related to substance abuse throughout the United States and abroad, and authored more than 110 scientific papers and book chapters on this and related subjects. Dr. Fleckenstein has been a NIDA-funded researcher for more than 20 years and has a long history of lecturing to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

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