Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse

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9780132204507: Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse

This is a comprehensive exploration of drug use, abuse and treatment. This edition expands the coverage of prevention through educational approaches and alternatives. It includes a new chapter on treatment covering a variety of successful treatment approaches for different age groups, a series of new drugs being used to assist in treatment and the problem of relapse. There is also a new glossary of drug-related terms.

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A comprehensive exploration of drug use, abuse, and treatment, this reference describes the make-up of various drugs and reveals their effects upon different age groups. The guide explores why people use drugs ... today's drug scenes including young people, adults, and older Americans ... the laws governing drug use ... preventing drug abuse through educational approaches and alternatives ... successful treatment approaches for different age groups ... a series of new drugs being used to assist in treatment ... the problem of relapse ... pharmacology ... stimulants and depressants ... tobacco and alcohol ... opiates, hallucinogens, and marijuana ... OTC and prescription drugs ... plus scores of new research findings, illustrations, charts, graphs, and a glossary of drug-related terms. Ideal for professional counselors and therapists in drug rehabilitation centers, teachers and counselors in schools, as well as anyone else involved in drugs and their effects on society.

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Richard G. Schlaadt, Peter T. Shannon
Published by Prentice Hall (1994)
ISBN 10: 0132204509 ISBN 13: 9780132204507
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