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Drugs of Abuse, 1996 Edition.

Drugs of Abuse, 1996 Edition.

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Written in English


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ContributionsUnited States. Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Open LibraryOL15511892M

  DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 9th Edition, is packed with the latest data and research spanning all aspects of drug and alcohol use and misuse. It's easy to read, and includes a glossary to help Brand: Cengage Learning. (shelved 1 time as prescription-drug-abuse) avg rating — 32, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Read this book on Questia. While there have always been norms and customs around the use of drugs, explicit public policies--regulations, taxes, and prohibitions--designed to control drug abuse are a more recent phenomenon. The main section lists the drugs in alphabetical order with clear & very helpful side effect lists as well as details of what they are used for. I have kept a copy of this book for years & many of my visitors have found it very helpful. The tenth edition has even more useful information in it/5(69).

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Common illegal drugs and their effects by Peter Border, , Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology edition, in EnglishPages: This theme is highlighted throughout DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition. The book weaves historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives, taking an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current topics regarding drug use, problems associated with use, and their prevention and treatment.5/5(1).


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