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Drugs, Society, and Behavior 10/11

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ISBN-10: 0078050669

ISBN-13: 9780078050664

Edition: 25th 2011

Authors: Hugh T. Wilson

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List price: $40.00
Edition: 25th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
Living with Drugs
Unit Overview
History of Alcohol and Drinking around the World
Did Prohibition Really Work?
Tackling Top Teen Problem-Prescription Drugs
Parents’ Prescription Drugs Pose Risk to Teens
San Diego State U. Defends Its Role in Federal Drug Sting
Smoking, Drugs, Obesity Top Health Concerns for Kids, Medical News Today, May 6, 2007
The Deadly World of Fake Drugs
Baghdad on Our Border
Understanding How Drugs Work-Use, Dependency, and Addiction
Unit Overview
Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats
My Father the Dope Dealer
Drug Addiction and Its Effects
The Genetics of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence
Genes Matter in Addiction
Alcohol and Drug Dependence: Brain Mechanisms and Behavioral Impact
The Major Drugs of Use and Abuse
Unit Overview
Why Meth? Not in My Town: Never Forget Identifying Signs of Methamphetamine Abuse
Heroin in Brown, Black and White: Structural Factors and Medical Consequences in the U.S. Heroin Market
Helping Students Stay Clean and Sober
U.S. Law Fights Submarine-like Boats Hauling Cocaine
Route of Evil: Impoverished Guinea-Bissau Is Paying a Price for Being a Cocaine-Smuggling Hub
Heroin’s Hold on the Young
Marijuana Is Gateway Drug for Two Debates
An Update on the Effects of Marijuana and Its Potential Medical Use: Forensic Focus
Other Trends in Drug Use
Unit Overview
Adolescent Painkiller Use May Increase Risk of Addiction
Studies Identify Factors Surrounding Rise in Abuse of Prescription Drugs by College Students
Caffeinated Energy Drinks-A Growing Problem
Teens Take Big Risks with Drugs, Alcohol: Dangerous Mixtures Mirror Cultural Trend toward Extreme Behavior
Youth Use of Legal Drugs Eclipses Illicit-Drug Use, Annual Survey Reports
Teens and Prescription Drugs: An Analysis of Recent Trends on the Emerging Drug Threat, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President, February 2007
Prescription Drugs Find Place in Teen Culture
High Schools Take on Doping with No Consensus on Strategy
Trends in Adolescent Drug Abuse
Popularity of a Hallucinogen May Thwart Its Medical Uses
Measuring the Social Costs of Drugs
Unit Overview
The Axis of Upheaval: Mexico: State of War
FBI: Burgeoning Gangs behind up to 80% of U.S. Crime
The Role of Substance Abuse in U.S. Juvenile Justice Systems and Populations
Reports Find Racial Gap in Drug Arrests
How Do Club Drugs Impact HIV Prevention?
The Problem with Drinking
Alert on M.D. Abuse of Jackson Drug
Creating and Sustaining Effective Drug Control Policy
Unit Overview
Reorienting U.S. Drug Policy
Courts Give Addicts a Chance to Straighten Out
Catch and Release
America on Drugs: Prohibition Didn’t Work Then; It Isn’t Working Now
Feature: Twenty Years of Drug Courts-Results and Misgivings
Drugs: To Legalize or Not
Medical Marijuana, Compassionate Use, and Public Policy: Expert Opinion or Vox Populi?
Do No Harm: Sensible Goals for International Drug Policy
Prevention, Treatment, and Education
Unit Overview
Identifying the Proper Drug-Abuse Treatment for Offenders
Accessing Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for Schools
Whose Responsibility Is Substance Abuse Treatment?
Drug Rehabilitation or Revolving Door?
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