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Substance Abuse : A Reference Handbook - by David E. Newton (Hardcover)

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Newton, a freelance writer of nonfiction books and ancillary materials for young adults, provides a resource on substance abuse that describes its history, terminology, drug classification, how drugs work, and legal and illegal drugs, as well as problems, controversies, and solutions related to prevention, treatment, drug testing, drug control, whether illegal substances should be legalized, and the case of marijuana. It includes profiles of key individuals and organizations, and data and documents like legislation and court cases. Additional authors contribute essays on cannabis use and behaviors among adolescents after legalization, the religious and spiritual use of cannabis in history, marijuana use and intelligence, treating cravings with acupuncture, creating recovery-supportive campuses, psychiatric disorders and substance abuse, a recovery high school, and personal experiences. This edition has some revised content and reorganization. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 366
Genre: Psychology
Series Title: Contemporary World Issues
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: David E. Newton
Language: English
Street Date: April 24, 2017
TCIN: 52199844
UPC: 9781440854774
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-1426
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