Understanding Drugs: Heroin

Editor/Author Olive, M. Foster
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $90.00
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4476-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Pharmaceutical Science
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Heroin examines the psychological, biomedical, social, and legal aspects, as well as the demographic characteristics, of its users. Discussions about addiction, treatment, and medical problems associated with heroin use, such as infectious diseases, are also covered.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword: The Use and Abuse of Drugs
  • Chapters
  • Overview of Heroin
  • History of Heroin
  • The Opium Poppy
  • Psychological and Biological Effects of Heroin
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Treatment of Heroin Addiction
  • Heroin and the Law
  • Support Materials
  • Glossary
  • Further Resources
  • About the Author
  • About the Consulting Editor