Examines the history, health effects, social issues, and legal status of hallucinogens.
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Understanding Drugs provides a fact-based look at many of drugs that teens encounter, explains how they work, and identifies the risks and benefits of using them. Each title spotlights a drug of abuse or a treatment drug. Written in straightforward language, the books break down the biological and chemical processes relevant to each drug, explains the history of the drug, discusses the risks of using or abusing it, and guides readers toward reliable help for dealing with a drug-related problem. The Understanding Drugs series provides concise guides for high school students to the science, history, social issues, and health issues connected to common legal and illegal drugs.
This series is appropriate for high school students, health teachers, and counselors.
Dramatic "you-are-there" case studies help show how drugs impact on real life, and sidebars offer supplementary facts, compelling statistics, and historical information.
Consulting Editor: David J. Triggle, Ph.D., a University Professor in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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Book Description Chelsea House Publishers 15/04/2003, 2003. Book Condition: New. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 106289-3
Book Description Chelsea House Pub (L), 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0791072614
Book Description Chelsea House Publications, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110791072614