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Author Hanson, Glen (Glen R.)

Title Drugs and society / Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein.

Publication Info. Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  362.29 HAN    AVAILABLE
Edition 11th ed.
Description xxi, 618 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to drugs and society -- Explaining drug use and abuse -- Drug use, regulation, and the law -- Homeostatic systems and drugs -- How and why drugs work -- CNS depressants : sedative-hypnotics -- Alcohol : pharmacological effects -- Alcohol : behavioral effects -- Narcotics (opioids) -- Stimulants -- Tobacco -- Hallucinogens (psychedelics) -- Marijuana -- Inhalants -- Over-the-counter (OTC), prescription, and herbal drugs -- Drug use in subcultures of special populations -- Drug abuse prevention -- Treating drug dependence.
Subject Drugs.
Drugs -- Toxicology.
Drug abuse.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Added Author Venturelli, Peter J., 1949-
Fleckenstein, Annette E.
ISBN 9781449613693 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
1449613691 (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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