Drugs and the workplace just don't mix. Yet most users of illicit drugs are employed adults and there's a high correlation between levels of stress, income and alcohol abuse amongst professional and managerial employees. And the risks associated with drug use and abuse in the workplace have been well defined. Addiction at Work enables you to understand the background and extent of the problem: the cost of drug abuse to your organization; the role your own organizational culture may have in encouraging drug misuse; the risks associated with dangerous or stressful jobs. There are also chapters to help you understand the symptoms of drug abuse and the potential risks associated with perfectly legal prescription or over-the-counter medicines. Addiction at Work has been written by some of the world-authorities on drug use in the workplace. It is an essential reference for organizations seeking a way through the human, ethical and legal issues (and the risk they present to any employer) of a social problem that is increasingly impacting employees whatever their work or the nature of their workplace.Panicky and extremely unpleasant sensations (a#39;bad tripsa#39;) are described as well. ... Because of its euphoriant, sedative and (much-appreciated by body-builders) anabolic properties, a widespread use of GHB ... DEXTROMETHORPHAN Dextromethorfan (also known as a#39;DXMa#39; or a#39;Green Trianglea#39;) is usually prescribed as aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Addiction at Work|
|Publisher||:||Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2005|