Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society, 8th edition
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Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on society and our daily lives. The use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs are discussed from historical, biological, psychological and sociological perspectives. Extra attention is paid to steroid and inhalant abuse.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014
Category: Behavioral Psychology
Table of contents
PART I: DRUGS IN SOCIETY/DRUGS IN OUR LIVES
1. Drugs and Behavior Today
2. Drug-Taking Behavior: The Personal and Social Concerns
3. How Drugs Work in the Body and on the Mind
PART II: LEGALLY RESTRICTED DRUGS IN OUR SOCIETY
4. The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines
5. Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, and Synthetic Opiates
6. LSD and Other Hallucinogens
PART III: LEGAL DRUGS IN OUR SOCIETY
8. Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug
9. Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
10. Nicotine and Tobacco Use
PART IV: ENHANCERS AND DEPRESSANTS
12. Performance Enhancing Drugs and Drug Testing in Sports
13. Depressants and Inhalants
PART V: MEDICINAL DRUGS
14. Prescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Drugs, and Dietary Supplements
15. Drugs for Treating Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders
PART VI: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT
16. Substance-Abuse Prevention
17. Substance-Abuse Treatment: Strategies for Change
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