Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior

Paperback | December 2, 2014

byCarl Hart, Charles Ksir

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 2, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078028647

ISBN - 13:9780078028649

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Table of Contents

Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior

About the Authors

Preface

Section One: Drug Use in Modern Society

Chapter 1 Drug Use: An Overview

Chapter 2 Drug Use as a Social Problem

Chapter 3 Drug Policy

Section Two: How Drugs Work

Chapter 4 The Nervous System

Chapter 5 The Actions of Drugs

Section Three: Uppers and Downers

Chapter 6 Stimulants

Chapter 7 Depressants and Inhalants

Chapter 8 Medication for Mental Disorders

Section Four: Alcohol

Chapter 9 Alcohol

Section Five: Familiar Drugs

Chapter 10 Tobacco

Chapter 11 Caffeine

Chapter 12 Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs

Section Six: Restricted Drugs

Chapter 13 Opioids

Chapter 14 Hallucinogens

Chapter 15 Marijuana

Chapter 16 Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Section Seven: Prevention and Treatment

Chapter 17 Preventing Substance Abuse

Chapter 18 Treating Substance Use Disorders

Appendix A Drug Names

Appendix B Resources for Information and Assistance

Glossary; Credits; Index