Teen Health Series: Drug Information for Teens

Editor/Author Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1638-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Pending
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Drug Information for Teens, Fifth Edition provides updated facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, inhalants, club drugs, stimulants, and many other drugs and chemicals that are commonly abused. It includes information about drug-related health concerns, such as HIV infection, drug-facilitated rape, depression, and suicide.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: General Information About Addiction And Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 1—The Science Of Addiction
  • Chapter 2—Risk Factors For Addiction
  • Chapter 3—How Drugs Affect The Brain
  • Chapter 4—Peer Pressure: Its Influence On Teens And Decision Making
  • Chapter 5—Preventing Drug Abuse
  • Chapter 6—Drug Use Among U.S. Teens
  • Chapter 7—The Controlled Substances Act
  • Part Two: Alcohol
  • Chapter 8—Alcoholism And Alcohol Abuse
  • Chapter 9—Recent Trends In Teen Drinking
  • Chapter 10—Underage Drinking: Reasons, Risks, And Prevention
  • Chapter 11—Drinking Too Much Can Kill You
  • Chapter 12—Binge Drinking
  • Chapter 13—Alcohol Use And Health Risks
  • Chapter 14—A Family History Of Alcoholism
  • Chapter 15—Coping With An Alcoholic Parent
  • Part Three: Tobacco, Nicotine, And E-Cigarettes
  • Chapter 16—Tobacco And Nicotine Addiction
  • Chapter 17—Teen Tobacco Use
  • Chapter 18—E-Cigarettes
  • Chapter 19—Smoking's Immediate Effects On The Body
  • Chapter 20—Health Harms From Smoking And Other Tobacco Use
  • Chapter 21—Facts About Smoking Cessation
  • Chapter 22—How Can I Quit Smoking?
  • Part Four: Marijuana
  • Chapter 23—What Is Marijuana?
  • Chapter 24—Marijuana Abuse Among U.S. Teens
  • Chapter 25—Health Effects Of Marijuana
  • Chapter 26—Marijuana Smoking And Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 27—Marijuana Smoking And Psychiatric Disorders
  • Chapter 28—Marijuana As Medicine
  • Chapter 29—The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Position On Marijuana
  • Chapter 30—Legalization And Decriminalization Of Marijuana
  • Part Five: Abuse Of Legally Available Substances
  • Chapter 31—Facts About The Abuse Of Prescription And Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medications
  • Chapter 32—Trends In The Abuse Of Prescription And OTC Medications Among U.S. Teens
  • Chapter 33—Commonly Abused Pain Relievers
  • Chapter 34—Commonly Abused Sedatives And Tranquilizers
  • Chapter 35—Commonly Abused Prescription Stimulants
  • Chapter 36—What You Should Know About The Abuse Of Cold And Cough Medicines
  • Chapter 37—Anabolic Steroids: Risks And Health Consequences
  • Chapter 38—Sports Supplements
  • Chapter 39—Cafeine
  • Chapter 40—Inhalant Abuse
  • Part Six: Abuse Of Illegal Substances
  • Chapter 41—Club Drugs And Raves
  • Chapter 42—MDMA (Ecstasy Or Molly)
  • Chapter 43—Hallucinogens: LSD, Psilocybin, And PCP
  • Chapter 44—Stimulants: An Overview
  • Chapter 45—Cocaine, Crack, And Khat
  • Chapter 46—Methamphetamine And Yaba
  • Chapter 47—Opiates: Heroin, Methadone, And Buprenorphine
  • Part Seven: Other Drug-Related Health Concerns
  • Chapter 48—The Medical Consequences Of Drug Abuse
  • Chapter 49—Mental And Substance Use Disorders
  • Chapter 50—Substance Abuse, Depression, And Suicide
  • Chapter 51—Drug Use And Infectious Diseases
  • Chapter 52—Substance Abuse And Sexual Health
  • Chapter 53—Substance Abuse And Pregnancy
  • Chapter 54—Substance Abuse And Military Families
  • Chapter 55—Substance Abuse And Violence
  • Chapter 56—Drugged Driving
  • Part Eight: Treatment For Addiction
  • Chapter 57—Dealing With Drug Addiction
  • Chapter 58—Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Chapter 59—When A Family Member Is Dealing With Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 60—Helping A Friend With A Substance Abuse Problem
  • Chapter 61—Recovery: The Many Paths To Wellness
  • Part Nine: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 62—National Organizations For Drug Information
  • Chapter 63—Substance Abuse Hotlines And Helplines
  • Chapter 64—State-By-State List Of Alcohol And Drug Referral Phone Numbers
  • Chapter 65—Additional Reading About Substance Abuse