Drugs in Real Life: Steroids, 1st Edition

  • Sue Bradford Edwards
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153104
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153105
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Although steroid abuse is an ever-growing problem among athletes and teenagers, steroids remain one of the most misunderstood drugs. This title explores the history of steroids, their effects on the body, the laws and policies surrounding them, and their impact on society. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Doping at the Olympics.
2: Steroids and Testosterone.
3: The Doctor Knows Best.
4: Self-Prescribing.
5: Anabolic Steroids Take A Toll.
6: Steroids and the Law.
7: Pressure to Use.
8: Addiction and Withdrawal.
9: The Fight Continues.
10: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.