Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society, 9th edition
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Drugs, Behavior and Modern Society examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on our society and our daily lives. In order to help you understand the factors that impact drug use, author Charles Levinthal discusses the use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs from historical, biological, psychological and sociological perspectives. This comprehensive review of psychoactive drugs is notable for the attention it pays to steroid abuse and inhalant abuse, drug-taking behaviors that are often overlooked in other texts.
The 9th Edition covers recent changes in drug-taking behavior and associated social issues, including the impact of the COVID pandemic on issues relating to substance abuse and treatment.
Published by Pearson (January 4th 2023) - Copyright © 2023
Category: Behavioral Psychology
Table of contents
- Drugs and Behavior Today
- Drug-Taking Behavior: Personal and Social Issues
- How Drugs Work in the Body and on the Mind
- The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines
- LSD and Other Hallucinogens
- Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug
- Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
- Tobacco Use and Nicotine Vaping
- Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Drug Testing
- Sedative-Hypnotics, Anxiolytic Drugs and Inhalants
- Prescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Drugs and Dietary Supplements
- Psychiatric Drugs
- Substance Abuse Prevention: Resilience and Resistance
- Substance Abuse Treatment: Strategies for Change
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