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Author Emmett, David.

Title Understanding drugs : a handbook for parents, teachers and other professionals / David Emmett and Graeme Nice
Published London ; Bristol, Pa. : Jessica Kingsley, 1996

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 MELB  362.29 Emm/Uda  Unavailable C19
Description 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. A Brief History of Drug Use and a Snapshot of the Current Drugs Situation -- Ch. 3. Cannabis -- Ch. 4. Stimulants -- Amphetamine -- Methylamphetamine -- Cocaine -- Crack and Freebase Cocaine -- Ch. 5. Hallucinogens -- LSD -- Ecstasy -- Hallucinogenic or Magic Mushrooms -- Ch. 6. Opiates -- Heroin -- Methadone -- Ch. 7. Volatile Substance Abuse: 'Sniffing' -- Solvents -- Nitrites (Poppers) -- Ch. 8. Tranquilizers -- Ch. 9. Anabolic Steroids -- Ch. 10. Over the Counter Medicines -- Ch. 11. The Signs and Symptoms of Substance Misuse -- Ch. 12. Physical Evidence of Possible Drug or Substance Use -- Ch. 13. Managing Drug-Related Incidents -- Ch. 14. Common Reasons for Drug and Substance Misuse and Treatment Options -- Ch. 15. The Language of Drug and Substance Abuse -- Ch. 16. The Legalization Debate -- Appendix 1. Formulation of a Substance Misuse Policy: Guidance Notes -- Appendix 2. National Agencies and Help Lines Concerned with Substance Misuse
Notes Includes index
Subject Drug abuse -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.
Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Great Britain.
Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Drug abuse.
Drugs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drugs.
Narcotics.
Substance abuse.
Narcotics.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Adolescent.
Child.
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
Infant.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Nice, Graeme.
LC no. 96213813
ISBN 1853024007