Title:

  Drugs of Abuse: Their Actions & Potential Hazards
 Author:   Samuel Irwin, Ph.D.
Publisher:   Do It Now Foundation

 Publication Date:

  September 2003

 Catalog No:

  203

Chapter 1: Beyond 'Good' & 'Evil'

Chapter 2: Defining Terms

Drug, Psychoactive Drug, Drug Use, Drug Abuse, Psychological Dependence, Physical Dependence, Tolerance, Addiction, Classifying Drugs

Chapter 3: Over-the-Counter Drugs

Alcohol
Tobacco
Inhalants
.....Volatile Solvents & Aerosols
.....Nitrites & Nitrous Oxide

Chapter 4: Prescription Drugs

Depressants
.....Sedative-Hypnotics
.....Tranquilizers
Narcotics

Chapter 5: Street Drugs

Stimulants & Cocaine
Marijuana
Hallucinogens
Phencyclidine (PCP) and Ketamine

Chapter 6: Measuring Risk

To the Individual
To Society
The Fraud Factor
Stemming the Tide

Chapter 7: Beyond Drugs



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