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Newton, David E (2010) Substance abuse. A reference handbook. Contemporary World Issues Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Ltd .

From alcohol and tobacco to marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook provides readers with a complete overview of legal and illicit drug use. Tracing the history of substance abuse throughout much of human history, the handbook provides scientific data clarifying how various types of addictive substances operate within the human system, both physically and psychologically. It also documents the ways in which various culturesincluding modern-day Americahave tried to control the use of these substances, and the consequences of those efforts. Containing chronological and biographical sketches, lists of organizations, fundamental documents and data, and a complete annotated bibliography, Substance Abuse enables students to continue their own research.


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive
Date
2010
Call No
GC2
Pages
298 p.
Publisher
ABC-CLIO Ltd
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara, CA
ISBN
9781598845099
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 4970 (Available)

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