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Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society


Provides students with a deeper understanding of what impacts drug use. The eighth edition of Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on our 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.

In today's world, drugs and their use present a social paradox, combining the potential for good and for bad. As a society and as individuals, we can be the beneficiaries of drugs or their victims. This text features a comprehensive review of psychoactive drugs, and is notable for the attention it gives to two aspects of drug-taking behavior that have been underreported in other texts: steroid abuse and inhalant abuse.

This text is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Understand the impact of drug use on behavior and society.

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Weight 1.250000
By Levinthal, Charles F.
Country of Publication United States
Dimensions 252 x 203 mm
Edition 8
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780205959334
Pagination 480 pages
Publication Date Jun 25, 2013
Publisher Pearson Education Limited
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