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Drug Use and Abuse

by Stephen A. Maisto

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clinical psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Textbooks,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Addictions,
  • Drugs of abuse,
  • Substance abuse

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7651140M
    ISBN 10049509207X
    ISBN 109780495092070


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Weaving historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives, the authors emphasize the idea that a drug's effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the psychological and biological characteristics of its user.

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It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, biological, and medical perspectives -- emphasizing the idea that a drug's effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the biological and psychological characteristics of its user. The Media’s Role in Encouraging Drug Abuse Is Exaggerated by Jacob Sullum 42 Although the media may glamorize or sensationalize drug abuse, people who use drugs make a conscious decision to do so.

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