Taking a pharmacological approach, this text examines each of the drug groupings, including over-the-counter drugs and prescription drugs. This edition includes updated coverage of such topics as: red wine heart disease link; designer drugs; new forms of heroin; the causes and treatment of drug addiction; inhalents; anti-smoking laws; and the medical uses of marijuana. There is increased coverage of multicultural issues and sociocultural influences on drug taking, and codependence and family effects of drug use is also addressed. "At Issue Boxes" present both sides of controversial issues promoting critical thinking and class discussion.
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Book Description W.C. Brown, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0697001393