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Drug abuse in the modern world

a perspective for the eighties : an international symposium held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Congresses.,
    • Drug dependence -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- Occurrence -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Drug dependence -- Occurrence -- United States -- Congresses.

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      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementorganized by Gabriel G. Nahas, Henry Brill, and the International Medical Council on Drug Use ; sponsored by National Federation of Parents for a Drug Free Youth ... [et al.] ; edited by Gabriel G. Nahas, Henry Clay Frick II.
      ContributionsNahas, Gabriel G., 1920-, Brill, Henry, 1906-, Frick, H. C. 1919-, International Medical Council on Drug Use., National Federation of Parents for Drug-Free Youth (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5801 .D59 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 381 p. :
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4112919M
      ISBN 100080263003, 0080275508
      LC Control Number80028009

      Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an . Forces of Habit, Drugs and the Making of the Modern World, the source of the above colorful quotation. Is chocolate a drug? For Courtwright, most certainly, yes, as the author considers a drug to be "any psychoactive substance, licit or illicit, mild or potent, deployed for Author: Harvey Fenigsohn.

        The twenty-six articles in this edited volume provide perspective on the interrelated issues surrounding the use of drugs in society. Although drugs have long been a social problem, the importance of the issue and the involvement of the criminal justice system have varied across : Kirk Moll. Addiction: #N# What Is Addiction?#N# #N#.

      Drug abuse, the excessive, maladaptive, or addictive use of drugs for nonmedical purposes despite social, psychological, and physical problems that may arise from such substances include such agents as anabolic steroids, which are used by some athletes to accelerate muscular development and increase strength and which can cause heart disease, liver damage, and other physical.   Hit by a surge of heroin abuse during the s, Portugal’s government first reacted with repression that, as everywhere else on the planet, did little to stanch rising drug abuse, crime, and.


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