Concepts of Chemical Dependency (with CourseMate(TM), 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card)

ISBN-13: 9781285457178

ISBN-10: 128545717X

Author: Harold E. Doweiko

Edition: 9

Publication date:
2014
Publisher:
Brooks Cole
Format:
Paperback 736 pages
Category:
Chemistry, Engineering
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Acknowledged author Harold E. Doweiko wrote Concepts of Chemical Dependency (with CourseMate(TM), 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) comprising 736 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 128545717X and 9781285457178. Since then Concepts of Chemical Dependency (with CourseMate(TM), 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $17.96 or rent at the marketplace.


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CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be a few years ago; and the abuse of cough syrups. Adding to the book's usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse books, including abuse of anabolic steroids, inhalants, infectious diseases associated with substance abuse, how the "war on drugs" has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country, and the "medical marijuana" debate. This edition includes new information on synthetic marijuana, mephredone, and dextromethorphan, among other substances; updates reflecting the new DSM-5; and a new chapter on the Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction.