Drugs And Society by Glen R. HansonDrugs And Society by Glen R. Hanson

Drugs And Society

byGlen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli

Paperback | March 19, 2014

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Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.A new modern design and robust ancillary package help students understand and retain key learning objectives from each chapter and prepare for class. The authors have combined their expertise in the fields of drug abuse, pharmacology, and sociology with their extensive experience in research, treatment, teaching, and drug policy to create an edition that reflects the most current information relative to drug abuse issues. For example this edition includes new information on the rise of prescription drug abuse in the U.S., new street drugs recently introduced, the latest tobacco regulation by the FDA, and much more.
Dr. Glen R. Hanson, a professor in the School of Dentistry and Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah and the director of the Utah Addiction Center at the University of Utah, has researched the neurobiology of drug abuse for over 30 years and authored more than 200 scientific papers and 50 book chapters on ...
Title:Drugs And SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 10.87 × 8.5 × 0.87 inPublished:March 19, 2014Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284036375

ISBN - 13:9781284036374


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Drugs and SocietyChapter 2: Explaining Drug Use and AbuseChapter 3: Drug Use, Regulation, and the LawChapter 4: Homeostatic Systems and DrugsChapter 5: How and Why Drugs WorkChapter 6: CNS Depressants: Sedative-HypnoticsChapter 7: Alcohol: Pharmacological EffectsChapter 8: Alcohol: Behavioral EffectsChapter 9: Narcotics (Opioids)Chapter 10: StimulantsChapter 11: TobaccoChapter 12: Hallucinogens (Psychedelics)Chapter 13: MarijuanaChapter 14: InhalantsChapter 15: Over-the-Counter (OTC), Prescription, and Herbal DrugsChapter 16: Drug Use In Subcultures of Special PopulationsChapter 17: Drug Abuse PreventionChapter 18: Treating Drug Dependence