The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System
  • Release Date : 15 November 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Psychology
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124186859
  • ISBN 10 : 0124186858
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Synopsis : The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System written by Bertha Madras, published by Elsevier which was released on 15 November 2013. Download The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Drug use and abuse continues to thrive in contemporary society worldwide and the instance and damage caused by addiction increases along with availability. The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs. Other chapters provide a context for drug use, with overviews of use and consequences, epidemiology and risk factors, genetics of use and treatment success, and strategies to screen populations and provide appropriate interventions. The book offers meaningful, relevant and timely information for scientists, health-care professionals and treatment providers. A comprehensive reference on the effects of drug addiction on the human nervous system Focuses on core drug addiction issues from nicotine, cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and other commonly abused drugs Includes foundational science chapters on the biology of addiction Details challenges in diagnosis and treatment options

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Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research
Publisher : National Academies Press
Category : Medical
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Author : Leslie Pray,Food and Nutrition Board,Planning Committee for a Workshop on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements,Ann L. Yaktine,Diana Pankevich,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Institute of Medicine
Publisher : National Academy Press
Category : Health & Fitness
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