Drugs and Society, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761498087
  • ISBN-13: 9780761498087
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Provides information on all aspects of legal and illegal drugs of abuse. Includes entries on how drugs work in the human body. Explores the factors that lead to experimental and continual drug use, and behaviors that lead to overdoses and addictions. Covers drug use in society, including legal, political, cultural, and other social issues. Photographs that appear in the print version of this title are excluded from the ebook version due to copyright restrictions.

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Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Consultants and Contributors.
Contents.
Thematic Contents.
1: Abstinence.
2: Acetaldehyde.
3: Acetorphine and Etorphine.
4: Acetylcholine.
5: Acupuncture.
6: Addiction.
7: Addictive Behavior.
8: Adolescents and Substance Abuse.
9: Adverse Reactions.
10: Advertising.
11: Agonists and Antagonists.
12: Agriculture.
13: AIDS and HIV.
14: Alcohol.
15: Alcoholics Anonymous.
16: Alcoholism.
17: Alcoholism Treatment.
18: American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
19: Amobarbital.
20: Amphetamines.
21: Amphetamine Sulfate.
22: Anabolic Steroids.
23: Analogs.
24: Ancient World.
25: Antidepressant Drugs.
26: Antismoking Laws.
27: Antisocial Personality Disorder.
28: Aphrodisiac Drugs.
29: Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program (ADAM).
30: Art.
31: Attention Deficit Disorder.
32: Aversion.
33: Barbiturates.
34: Belladonna Alkaloids.
35: Benzodiazepines.
36: Betel Nut.
37: Binge Drinking.
38: Biopsychosocial Theory of Addiction.
39: Blood-Brain Barrier.
40: Brain Physiology and Function.
41: Bufotenine.
42: Buprenorphine.
43: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).
44: Caffeine.
45: Causes of Addiction, Biological.
46: Causes of Addiction, Psychological and Social.
47: Central Nervous System.
48: Children.
49: Chloral Hydrate.
50: Chlorpromazine.
51: Chocolate.
52: Class and Drug Use.
53: Classification of Drugs.
54: Clinics.
55: Clonidine.
56: Club Drugs.
57: Cocaethylene.
58: Cocaine.
59: Cocaine Addiction Treatment.
60: Coca Leaf.
61: Codeine.
62: Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
63: Cognitive Impairment.
64: Cold Turkey.
65: College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD).
66: Compulsive Behaviors.
67: Conditioning.
68: Conduct Disorder.
69: Consumption Rooms.
70: Continuum of Care.
71: Controlled Substances.
72: Counseling.
73: Crack Cocaine.
74: Craving.
75: Crime and Drugs.
76: Cultural Attitudes.
77: Cutting Drugs.
78: Defense Mechanisms.
79: Delirium Tremens.
80: Demographics of Substance Abuse.
81: Denial.
82: Dependence.
83: Depression.
84: Designer Drugs.
85: Detoxification.
86: Diagnosing Substance Abuse.
87: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
88: Disability and Drugs.
89: Disease Theory of Addiction.
90: Disulfiram.
91: DMT.
92: Dopamine.
93: Dosage.
94: Driving While Impaired.
95: Drop-in Centers.
96: Drug Abuse Resistance Education.
97: Drug Control Policy.
98: Drug Courts.
99: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Resources for Further Study.
Glossary.
Drug Table.