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Drug and Alcohol Abuse The Authoritative Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors

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ISBN-10: 0306446405

ISBN-13: 9780306446405

Edition: 1994

Authors: H. Thomas Milhorn

List price: $109.00
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The lure of drugs and alcohol is capturing today's youth in its fatal grip and may ultimately destroy our nation's future generations. The vicious cycle of abuse is one that parents, teachers, counselors, and other citizens decry on a daily basis. Dr. Thomas Milhorn, an expert on adolescent drug abuse, provides crucial information on all the major drugs of abuse - including depressants, narcotics, stimulants, cannabinoids, inhalants, steroids, and hallucinogens - and their lethal consequences. Dr. Milhorn contends that in order to confront the monster that is destroying our children's health and quality of life, we must first understand the psyche of drug and alcohol abusers and the natural…    
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/1/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 5.38" wide x 8.25" long x 1.57" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

What Are Drugs of Abuse?
How Do Drugs of Abuse Differ from Other Drugs?
Is Alcoholism Truly a Disease?
Why Do Adolescents Abuse Drugs?
The Parent's Role
The Teacher/Counselor's Role
The Effects and Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
What Can I Do If My Child is Abusing Drugs?
What Goes on in Treatment?
Do Young Women Have Special Issues?
What Help is Available for the Rest of the Family?
What Happens When My Child Comes Home from Treatment?
What If Drugs Are Used Again?
Does Drug Abuse Cause Mental Problems?
How Are Drugs of Abuse and AIDS Related?
Do I Have Problems of My Own Which I Need to Work On?
Drugs of Abuse
Pharmacology of Drugs of Abuse
Other Depressants
Other Stimulants
Anabolic Steroids