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Mosher, Clayton James and Akins, Scott (2007) Drugs and drug policy : the control of consciousness alteration. Thousand Oaks Ca.: Sage .

Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration provides a cross-national perspective on the regulation of drug use by examining and critiquing drug policies in the United States and abroad in terms of their scope, goals, and effectiveness. In this engaging text, authors Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins discuss the physiological, psychological, and behavioral effects of legal and illicit drugs; the patterns and correlates of use; and theories of the causes of drug use.

Item Type:Book
Call No:MP18.2
Pages:xxi, 5
Place of Publication:Thousand Oaks Ca.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Accession Number:HRB 3906 (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > Steroids of abuse
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
B Substances > Cocaine > Crack cocaine
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
B Substances > CNS stimulants > MDMA
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Methamphetamine
VA Geographic area > United States
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug dependence
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Amphetamines
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use

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