Drugs And Society

Drugs And Society


  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 375589 Bytes


Facts101 is your complete guide to Drugs And Society. In this book, you will learn topics such as Drug Use, Regulation, and the Law, Homeostatic Systems and Drugs, How and Why Drugs Work, and CNS Depressants: Sedative-Hypnotics plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time....

In the Sanctuary of Outcasts
Score: 4.5
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In the Sanctuary of Outcasts


  • Author: Neil White
  • Release Date : 2009-06-02
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2251846 Bytes


"A remarkable story of a young man's loss of everything he deemed important, and his ultimate discovery that redemption can be taught by society's most dreaded outcasts." —John Grisham "Hilarious, astonishing, and deeply moving." —John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil The emotional, incredible true story of Neil White, a man who discovers the secret to happiness, leading a fulfilling life, and the importance of fatherhood in the most unlikely of places—the last leper colony in the continental United States. In the words of Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler (A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain), White is “a splendid writer,” and In the Sanctuary of Outcasts “a book that will endure.”...

Drugs and Society
Score: 5
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Drugs and Society


  • Author : Glen Hanson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449613693


Drugs and Society Book Description :

Thoroughly revised and updated, Drugs and Society, Eleventh Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a biological approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of ordinary people. The Eleventh Edition incorporates the authors’ combined expertise in pharmacology, drug abuse, and sociology and extensive experience in research, teaching, drug policy-making, and drug policy implementation and includes hundreds of new citations that reflect the current state of drug abuse issues and the rapidly changing issues of substance abuse/addiction....

Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society


  • Author : Andrew David Hathaway
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015-03-15
  • Genre: Drug abuse
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0199007888


Drugs and Society Book Description :

Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/aChallenging students to think critically about issues surrounding drug and substance use in Canada, this text explores the many ways in which perceptions of drug use are socially constructed....

Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society


  • Author : Glen R. Hanson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449689872


Drugs and Society Book Description :

Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.A new modern design and robust ancillary package help students understand and retain key learning objectives from each chapter and prepare for class. Key Features Include:- Family Matters: Examples of how genetics and heredity contribute to drug abuse and its issues.- Prescription for Abuse: Current stories that illustrate the problems of prescription abuse and its con...

Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society


  • Author : Hanson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284110876


Drugs and Society Book Description :

Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals....

Drugs  Intoxication and Society

Drugs Intoxication and Society


  • Author : Angus Bancroft
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745635330


Drugs Intoxication and Society Book Description :

"Drugs and intoxication have been facts of human life for millennia. Across the world, many people use illicit drugs, smoke, and drink alcohol. Yet very little has been written about their experiences. Academics, politicians and media reporting on the topic tend only to consider intoxication when it manifests as a social problem. This book takes a more nuanced view, and examines drug and alcohol use from a wider number of perspectives. It discusses issues such as the history of drug and alcohol use, the attractions of intoxication to individuals, and the control and regulation of drugs and their users. It also examines evidence for the rise of the so-called 'pharmaceutical society', and asks whether society is on the cusp of a revolution in psychoact...

Key Concepts in Drugs and Society

Key Concepts in Drugs and Society


  • Author : Ross Coomber
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2013-04-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446291368


Key Concepts in Drugs and Society Book Description :

'This is a great resource that reflects the huge expertise of the authors. It will be welcomed by students, researchers and indeed anyone wanting critical but comprehensive coverage of key issues and trends concerning drugs and society - locally and globally, historically and today.' - Nigel South, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex 'Provides informative, balanced and contextualized insights into the relationships between people and drugs. Whatever your background and however knowledgeable you feel you are about contemporary drug issues, I guarantee that you will learn something unexpected and new from this valuable text.' - Joanne Neale, Professor of Public Health, Oxford Brookes University Why do people take drugs? How do we understand mor...

Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society


  • Author : Glen R. Hanson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Pub
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106017918829


Drugs and Society Book Description :

Providing updated information on inhalants, Ecstasy, and tobacco and marijuana legislation, this iteration (no dates are given for the others) takes an integrated, interactive, and college student issues approach to the biochemical, sociological, psychosocial, and legal/ policy aspects of drug use a...

Drugs in Society

Drugs in Society


  • Author : Michael D. Lyman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317522720


Drugs in Society Book Description :

This work focuses on the many critical areas of America’s drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the business of drugs and the role of organized crime in the drug trade, drug legalization and decriminalization, legal and law enforcement strategies, an analysis of the socialization process of drug use and abuse, and a historical discussion of drug abuse that puts the contemporary drug problem into perspective....

The Handbook of Drugs and Society

The Handbook of Drugs and Society


  • Author : Henry H. Brownstein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-12-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118726792


The Handbook of Drugs and Society Book Description :

This handbook provides a comprehensive examination of the past and present roles of drugs in society with a focus on theory, research, policy, and practice. Includes 28 original chapters with multi-disciplinary and international perspectives by top social and behavioral scientists Reviews current knowledge in the field, including key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological debates Identifies ongoing controversies in the field, emergent topics, and areas in need of further inquiry Discusses individual drugs as well as topics like physiological theories of drug use and abuse, public health implications of drugs, patterns of drugs and crime, international drug trade and trafficking, and designer drugs...

Drugs and the Future

Drugs and the Future


  • Author : David J. Nutt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-12-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0080467741


Drugs and the Future Book Description :

Drugs and the Future presents 13 reviews collected to present the new advances in all areas of addiction research, including knowledge gained from mapping the human genome, the improved understanding of brain pathways and functions that are stimulated by addictive drugs, experimental and clinical psychology approaches to addiction and treatment, as well as both ethical considerations and social policy. The book also includes chapters on the history of addictive substances and some personal narratives of addiction. Introduced by Sir David King, Science Advisory to the UK Government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, and Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the USA, the book uniquely covers the full range of d...