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Principles of Health: Prescription Drug Abuse, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Stanfill Edens
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  • ISBN-10: 1642659266
  • ISBN-13: 9781642659269
  • DDC: 362.299
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released June 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Overview

The three classes of medications most commonly misused are opioids (usually prescribed to treat pain); central nervous system depressants (used to treat anxiety and sleeplessness); and stimulants (most often prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy).

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introduction.
Contributors.
1: Scope of Prescription Drugs Abused and Misused.
2: Addiction.
3: Age and Addiction.
4: Celebrities and Substance Misuse.
5: Dependence.
6: Dopamine and Addiction.
7: Drug Misuse and Addiction: Overview.
8: Drug Misuse and Addiction: In Depth.
9: Economic Impact of Addiction.
10: Families and Substance Misuse.
11: Legislation and Substance Misuse.
12: Marriage/Partnership and Substance Misuse.
13: Men and Substance Misuse.
14: Narcotics’ Effects on the Body.
15: Newborn Addicts.
16: Opioid Epidemic.
17: Prescription Drug Abuse Versus Misuse.
18: Prescription Drug Addiction: In Depth.
19: Stigma of Addiction.
20: Trends and Statistics: Prescription Drug Misuse.
21: Veterans and Addiction.
22: Women and Substance Misuse.
23: Work Issues and Substance Misuse.
24: Classes of Drugs Commonly Abused or Misused.
25: ADHD Medications.
26: Amphetamine Misuse.
27: Anabolic Steroids.
28: Analgesics.
29: Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.
30: Anti-Nausea Medications.
31: Antipsychotic Drugs.
32: Anxiety Medication Misuse.
33: Benzodiazepine Misuse.
34: Cannabinoids.
35: Corticosteroids.
36: Depressants Misuse.
37: Emetic Misuse.
38: Laxative Misuse.
39: Narcotics Misuse.
40: NMDA Receptor Antagonists.
41: Opioid Misuse.
42: Over-the-Counter Drug Misuse.
43: Painkiller Misuse.
44: Routes of Administration for Drugs of Misuse.
45: Sedative-hypnotic misuse.
46: Sexual Stimulant Misuse.
47: Sleeping Pills Addiction.
48: Stimulant Misuse.
49: Prevention and Recognition of Potential Abuse or Misuse.
50: Addictive Personality and Behaviors.
51: Cancer and Substance Misuse.
52: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).
53: Controlled Substances Act.
54: D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education).
55: Drug Interactions.
56: Drug Testing.
57: Education about Substance Misuse.
58: Heart Attacks and Substance Misuse.
59: Models of Addiction.
60: Pain Management and Non-Medication Interventions.
61: Parenting and Substance Misuse.
62: Pharmacology and the Role of the Pharmacist.
63: Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse Prevention.
64: Recognizing Symptoms of Abuse and Misuse.
65: Schools and Substance Misuse.
66: Self-Medication.
67: Socioeconomic Status and Addiction.
68: Stress and Drug Misuse.
69: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
70: Symptoms of Substance Misuse.
71: War on Drugs.
72: Treatment of Prescription Drug Addiction.
73: Alternative Therapies for Addiction.
74: Behavioral Therapies for Addiction.
75: Betty Ford Center, The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
76: Biofeedback.
77: Detoxification and Substance Misuse.
78: Intervention.
79: Just Say No campaign.
80: Meditation, Alcohol, Substance Misuse and Addictions.
81: Narcotics Anonymous.
82: Overdose.
83: Science of Addiction.
84: Substance Misuse and Treatment.
85: Twelve-Step Programs.
86: Twelve-Step Programs for Family and Friends.
87: Withdrawal.
88: Specific Drugs and Drug Classes.
89: Baclofen.
90: Cannabidiol (CBD) and THC.
91: Carbamazepine.
92: Codeine.
93: Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) Inhibitors.
94: Decongestants.
95: Dextroamphetamine.
96: Dextromethorphan.
97: Ephedrine.
98: Fentanyl.
99: Gabapentin.
100: Hydrocodone.
101: Insulin.
102: Librium.
103: Medical Marijuana.
104: Methadone.
105: Morphine.
106: Naloxone.
107: Naltrexone.
108: Narcotics.
109: Nitrazepam.
110: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs.
111: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs: Cautions and Precautions.
112: Oxycodone.
113: Pentazocine, Butorphanol, Nalbuphine.
114: Pregabalin.
115: Prescription NSAIDs.
116: Ritalin.
117: Sildenafil.
118: Soma.
119: Suboxone.
120: Temazepam.
121: Tramadol.
122: Valium.
123: Vicodin and Norco.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Organizations.
Subject Index.