The Resource Drugs : an introduction, Howard Abadinsky

Drugs : an introduction, Howard Abadinsky

Label
Drugs : an introduction
Title
Drugs
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Howard Abadinsky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NCLN
Dewey number
362.290973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Drugs : an introduction, Howard Abadinsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-428) and index
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Contents
  • Ch. 1. An Introduction to Drug Abuse -- Drugs- reaching a definition -- Drug abuse and addiction -- Drugs of abuse -- Estimating the extent of the drug problem --Drug use : how many, how much? -- What is the connection between drugs and crime? -- Drugs and violence -- Ch. 2. Drug Use and Legislation : A history -- Alcohol and the temperance movement -- Opium : a long history -- Twentieth-Century efforts and legislation -- Cocaine : from coca leaf to crack -- Marijuana : From immigrants to the counterculture -- Amphetamines : speed and ice -- Barbiturates -- Tranquilizers and sedatives -- Hallucinogens -- Government action after World War II -- Drug abuse in the 1990s and early 2000s -- Ch. 3. Drugs and the Nervous System -- Neurological theories of drug abuse -- Limitations in the neurological study of drug abuse -- Psychoactive substances and the central nervous system -- Terms describing drug abuse -- Ch. 4. Depressants -- Endorphins -- Stress and addiction -- Heroin -- Barbiturates -- Benzodiazepines -- Methaqualone -- Alcohol -- Inhalants -- Analogs and designer drugs -- Ch. 5. Stimulants -- Cocaine -- Amphetamines -- Nicotine -- Herbal stimulants -- Caffeine -- Ch. 6. Hallucinogens, Club Drugs, and Marijuana -- Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) -- Phencyclidine (PCP) -- Mushrooms and cactus -- Ecstasy -- Ketamine -- Rohypnol -- GHB and GBL -- Cannabis -- Ch. 7. The sociology of Drug Abuse -- Sociological theory -- Studying the stages of drug addiction -- Anomie -- Differential association -- Social control theory -- Subcultures/cultural deviance theory -- Symbolic interactionism/labeling
  • Ch. 8. The Psychology of Drug Abuse -- Psychology and personality -- Psychoanalytic theory and drug abuse -- Behaviorism/learning theory -- A Psychosociological dimension -- Ch. 9. Drug Abuse Treatment -- The cure industry -- Chemical treatments -- Psychological treatments -- Drug treatment programs -- Alcoholics anonymous -- Evaluating treatment effectiveness -- Ch. 10. Drug Abuse Prevention -- Models for prevention -- Sample programs -- Prevention research -- Technical problems and criticisms -- Ch. 11. The Business of Drugs -- International drug trafficking -- Domestic drug trafficking -- Money laundering -- Currency exchanges and smurfs -- Ch. 12. Drug Laws and Law Enforcement -- Constitutional constraints -- Jurisdiction limitations -- Corruption -- Statutes and legal requirements -- Grand jury -- Law enforcement agencies -- Interpol -- Street-level law enforcement -- Issues in drug-law enforcement -- Ch. 13. Drug Abuse Policy -- Incongruities between facts and policies -- Supply reduction through criminal sanction -- Supply reduction by controlling drugs at their source -- Demand reduction by drug testing -- Demand reduction by criminal prosecution for fetal liability -- Demand reduction by expanding treatment --Measuring the result of policy changes -- Ch. 14. Drug Maintenance, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction -- Decriminalization of drugs of abuse -- Policy issues -- Efforts to decriminalize marijuana -- Containment in Zurich -- Needle-exchange programs -- Harm reduction -- Dutch drug policy -- Canada changes direction -- Conclusion
Control code
000025107001
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
xviii,437 p.
Isbn
9780534615154
Other physical details
ill., maps
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.b20741662
System control number
  • 25107001lt
  • (OCoLC)54279953

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