Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society

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The Tenth Edition of Drugs and Society clearly illustrates the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of ordinary people and provides students with a realistic perspective of drug-related problems in our society. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by incorporating personal drug use and abuse experiences and perspectives throughout. Statistics and chapter content have been revised to include the latest information on current topics.of treatment can be reduced to 7 days for withdrawal from heroin and short-acting opiates; the 14-day treatment is ... Overall, its lack of abuse potential makes clonidine particularly useful in rapid treatment of narcotic dependence; however, the long-term benefit is controversial (Gowing et al. 2003). ... An interesting use of naloxone has been to combine it with buprenorphine in small quantities ( Suboxone).

Title:Drugs and Society
Author:Glen Hanson, Peter Venturelli, Annette Fleckenstein
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2009


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