Drugs of Abuse, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761499733
  • ISBN-13: 9780761499732
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Overview

These 124 articles provide ready reference to details about the most popular and most dangerous substances, both legal and illegal, that affect students and the general public today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Photographic Credits.
Contents.
Foreword.
Consultants and Contributors.
1: Acetaldehyde.
2: Acetorphine and Etorphine.
3: Acetylcholine.
4: Adverse Reactions.
5: Agonists and Antagonists.
6: Alcohol.
7: Amobarbital.
8: Amphetamines.
9: Amphetamine Sulfate.
10: Anabolic Steroids.
11: Analogs.
12: Antidepressant Drugs.
13: Aphrodisiac Drugs.
14: Barbiturates.
15: Belladonna Alkaloids.
16: Benzodiazepines.
17: Betel Nut.
18: Blood-Brain Barrier.
19: Bufotenine.
20: Buprenorphine.
21: Caffeine.
22: Central Nervous System.
23: Chloral Hydrate.
24: Chlorpromazine.
25: Chocolate.
26: Classification of Drugs.
27: Clonidine.
28: Club Drugs.
29: Cocaethylene.
30: Cocaine.
31: Coca Leaf.
32: Codeine.
33: Cognitive Impairment.
34: Controlled Substances.
35: Crack Cocaine.
36: Cutting Drugs.
37: Designer Drugs.
38: Disulfiram.
39: DMT.
40: Dopamine.
41: Drug Control Policy.
42: Drug Laws.
43: Drug Receptors.
44: DXM.
45: Ecstasy.
46: Ecstasy Analogs.
47: Endorphins.
48: Ephedrine.
49: Epinephrine.
50: Erythropoietin.
51: Ethanol.
52: Fentanyl.
53: Gamma-aminobutyric Acid.
54: GHB.
55: Glutethimide.
56: Hallucinogens.
57: Harmine and Harmaline.
58: Heroin.
59: Hormonal Effects.
60: Human Growth Hormone.
61: Hydromorphone.
62: Ibogaine.
63: Illicit Manufacturing.
64: Inhalants.
65: Jimsonweed.
66: Ketamine.
67: Khat.
68: LAAM.
69: Laudanum.
70: Legal Controls.
71: Legalization Movement.
72: Levorphanol.
73: Librium.
74: LSD.
75: MAOs and MAOIs.
76: Marijuana.
77: Meperidine.
78: Meprobamate.
79: Mescaline.
80: Metabolism.
81: Methadone.
82: Methamphetamine.
83: Methanol.
84: Methaqualone.
85: Methcathinone.
86: Morphine.
87: Naloxone.
88: Naltrexone.
89: Narcotic Drugs.
90: Nexus.
91: Nicotine.
92: Nitrous Oxide.
93: Norepinephrine.
94: Opiates and Opioids.
95: Opium.
96: Oxycodone.
97: Paraldehyde.
98: PCP.
99: PCP Analogs.
100: Pentazocine.
101: Pentobarbital.
102: Pharmaceutical Industry.
103: Pharmacokinetics.
104: Pharmacy Drugs.
105: Phenethylamines.
106: Placebos.
107: Plant-Based Drugs.
108: Potentiation.
109: Prescription Drugs.
110: Prohibition of Drugs.
111: Prozac.
112: Psilocybin and Psilocin.
113: Psychotropic Drugs.
114: Reserpine.
115: Ritalin.
116: Rohypnol.
117: Secobarbital.
118: Sedatives and Hypnotics.
119: Serotonin.
120: SSRIs.
121: Tobacco.
122: Tryptamines.
123: Valium.
124: Vicodin.
Resources for Further Study.
Glossary.
Drug Table.
Index.