Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

  • David E. Newton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440854785
  • ISBN-13: 9781440854781
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 366 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This go-to resource on substance abuse supplies the broad background knowledge and historical information needed to understand this important sociological issue and provides readers with a range of additional sources for continuing their study of the topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Perspectives.
4: Cannabis Use and Cannabis-Related Behaviors among Adolescents Following Legalization: Expelling the Myths.
5: The Religious and Spiritual Use of Cannabis in History.
6: Marijuana Use and Intelligence.
7: A Young Man’s Story.
8: A Recovery High School.
9: Pins and Needles: Treating Cravings with Acupuncture.
10: Creating Recovery-Supportive Campuses.
11: Five Days.
12: Psychiatric Disorders and Substance Abuse: Comorbidity, Correlation, and Causation.
13: Profiles.
14: Data and Documents.
15: Data.
16: Documents.
17: Resources.
18: Chronology.
About the Author.