Heroin Its History, Pharmacology and Treatment

ISBN-10: 1592858309

ISBN-13: 9781592858309

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Humberto Fernandez, Therissa A. Libby

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List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Hazelden
Publication date: 12/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Author and filmmaker Humberto Fernandez has worked in drug treatment and education in numerous settings. He writes about social and political issues. He is the author of Heroin: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment.He lives in Pleasantville, New York.

Foreword to The 1998 Edition, Founder, President, and Medical Director, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc., and, Managing Editor, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs and International Addictions Infoline
The Drug
The History of Heroin: The Discovery of Opium and the China Trade
The History of Heroin: Heroin in America and the World Trade
The Pharmacology and Physiology of Heroin Use
The Addict
The Psychology and Culture of the Heroin Addict
Case History: Heroin Addiction
Treatment for Heroin Addiction: The Behavioral Model
The Politics of Methadone Maintenance
Case Histories: Methadone Maintenance
Pharmacological Approaches to Heroin Addiction Treatment
Heroin, the AIDS Epidemic, and Hepatitis B and C
America's War on Drugs
Heroin and the Criminal Justice System in America
Heroin, Popular Culture, and the Media
Heroin Addicts: Beyond Redemption?
About the Authors
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