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9780073026695

Drugs, Society and Human Behavior

Drugs, Society and Human Behavior
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  • ISBN-13: 9780073026695
  • ISBN: 0073026697
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

AUTHOR

Ray, Oakley S., Ksir, Charles J.

SUMMARY

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 References 12 Alcohol and Society Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Linking Alcohol with Violence in the News Alcohol Use and "The Alcohol Problem" Who Drinks and Why? Social problems Who Is an Alcoholic? Treatment of Alcoholism Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse References Section V Familiar Drugs 13 Tobacco Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Cigarette Smoling in the Movies Tobacco Current Tobacco Products A Social and Economic Dilemma How to Stop Smoking Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Learn Abut Tobacco Addiction References 14 Caffeine Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Fancy Coffee Drinks aned Humor Caffeine: The World''s Most Common Psychostimulant Other Sources of Caffeine Caffein Pharmacology Causes for Concern Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Finding Alternatives to Caffeine Addiction References 15 Over-the-Counter Drugs Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Concern over the Growing Risk of Drug Interaction FDA Regulation of OTC products Simplifying Labels Over-the-Counter Versus Prescription Drugs Some Psychoactive OTC products Analgesics Colds and Allergy Products Herbal products Summary Web Watch: Drug Store Knowledge Review Questions References Section VI Restricted Drugs 16 Opioids Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: The Rise and Fall of Heroin "Epidemics" History of Opioids Pharmacology of the Opioids Beneficial Uses Causes for Concern Treatment of Narcotic Dependence Summary Web Watch: Check Out Publications on Narcotics Review Questions References 17 Hallucinogens Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: The Psychedelic Sixties--Reflections in Film, Music, and Literature Animism and Religion Terminology and Types Phantastica Anticholinergic Hallucinogens Summary Review Questions Web Watch: Check Out Publications on Hallucinogens References 18 Marijuana and Hashish Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Medical Marijuana in the News Cannabis, the Plant Preparations from Cannabis History Pharmacology Medical Uses of Cannabis Causes for Concern Marijuana and American Socity Summary Web Watch: Are You Abusing Marijuana? Review Questions References 19 Steroids and Other Drugs in Sport Key Terms Online Learning Center Resources Drugs in the Media: Banned Substances and How to Avoid Them Historical Use of Drugs in Athletics Stimulants as Performance Enhancers Steriods Other Hormonal Manipulations Beta-2 Agonists Creatine Summary Web Watch: Do You Mix Drugs and Sports? Review Questions References Appendices Glossary Credits IndexRay, Oakley S. is the author of 'Drugs, Society and Human Behavior', published 2004 under ISBN 9780073026695 and ISBN 0073026697.

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