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Author Gossop, Michael, 1948-

Title Living with drugs / by Michael Gossop
Edition Sixth edition
Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.29 Gos/Lwd 2007  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The chemistry of everyday life -- The effects of drugs -- The social context -- Chemical comforts -- Alcohol -- Tobacco -- Cannabis -- The hallucinogens -- Archetypal drugs of abuse -- The control of drugs -- Junkie myths -- Doors in the wall
Summary "Now in its sixth edition, Living with Drugs continues to be a well-respected and indispensable overview of drugs and drug taking. Michael Gossop has updated this new edition to take account of the changes in drug use and in social responses to drug problems that have occurred since the previous edition, published in 2000." "Written in an accessible style and providing a balanced perspective, the book is ideal for psychologists, nurses, social workers, and for anyone with an interest in this complex, ever-present and emotive issue."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: Aldershot: Arena, 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-216) and index
Subject Alcoholism -- Treatment.
Drug abuse -- Social aspects.
Drug abuse.
Drug addiction.
Drug addiction -- Treatment.
Drugs -- Physiological effect.
Psychological Aspects
Substance abuse -- Dictionaries.
Substance abuse -- Popular works.
Substance abuse.
Alcohol-Related Disorders [MESH]
Alcohol-Related Disorders.
Drug and Narcotic Control.
Drugs [MESH]
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
Hallucinogens [MESH]
Health Policy.
Marijuana Abuse [MESH]
Marijuana Abuse.
Narcotics [MESH]
Psychotropic Drugs.
Substance-Related Disorders [MESH]
Substance-Related Disorders.
Tobacco Use Disorder [MESH]
Tobacco Use Disorder.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Drug and Narcotic Control.
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions.
Health Policy.
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
LC no. 2006032976
ISBN 9780754649175 (alk. paper)
9780754649199 (paperback)