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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior
Drugs, Society and Human Behavior
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  • ISBN-13: 9780072878660
  • ISBN: 0072878665
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Section I Drug Use in Modern Society 1 Drug Use: An Overview Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Reporting on the "Drug du Jour" How Did We Get Here? Drugs and Drug Use Today Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities to Assess Your Drug Knowledge References 2 Drug Use as a Social Problem Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Counting Crack Babies Drug Addiction: Problems of Definition Crime and Violence: Does Drug Use Cause Crime? Why We Try to Regulate Drugs Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Drugs and Scoiety References 3 Addictions: Theory and Treatment Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Hollywood Knows, and Shows, Hard Truth About Drugs Drug Addiction Assessment of Addictive Disorders: Diagnosis Addiction Treatment Targeting Prevention: Avoiding Relapse Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Addiction References 4 Preventing Substance Abuse Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Prime-Time Drug-Prevention Programming Defining Goals and Evaluating Outcomes Types of Prevention Prevention programs in the Schools Peers Parents, and the community What Should We Be Doing? Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Preventing and Confronting Drug Problems References 5 Drug Regulations Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Advertising Prescription Drugs on Television The Beginnings Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Narcotics, Dangerous Drugs, and Controlled Substances State and Local Regulations Federal Support for Urine Screening The Impact of Drug Enforcement Summary Web Watch: Activities Related to Drug Regulations Review Questions References Section II How Drugs Work 6 The Nervous System Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Coverage of Chemical Causes of Mental Disorders Chemical Messengers The Nervous System The Brain Drugs and the Brain Chemical Theories of Behavior Brain Imaging Techniques Summary Web Watch: Activities Related to Drugs and Their Actions Review Questions References 7 The Actions of Drugs Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: The Grapefruit-Juice Effect Sources and Names of Drugs Drug Identification Drug Effects Getting the Drug to the Brain Drug Deactivation Mechanisms of Tolerance and Physical Dependence Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Drugs and Their Actions References Section III Uppers and Downers 8 Stimulants Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Should Herbal Supplements Be Regulated? Cocaine Amphetamines Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Stimulant Use References 9 Depressants and Inhalants Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: The Legacy of Samantha Reid History and Pharmacology Mechanism of Action Beneficial Uses Causes for Concern Inhalants Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Depressants and Inhalant Use References 10 Psychotherapeutic Drugs Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Mental Illness at the Movies Mental Illness Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Activities Related to Psychotherapeutic Drugs References Section IV Alcohol 11 Alcohol in the Body Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Advertising Alcohol on Television Alcoholic Beverages Alcohol as a Consumer Item Alcohol Pharmacology Alcohol Toxicity Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Quiz Yourself: Alcohol Risks[read more]

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