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Crack

Popular party drugs from the 1980s to the present, crack and its more expensive, purer form, cocaine, have gripped users both rich and poor in the United States. Crack examines the psychological, biomedi… (See Below for Full Description)
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Popular party drugs from the 1980s to the present, crack and its more expensive, purer form, cocaine, have gripped users both rich and poor in the United States. Crack examines the psychological, biomedical, social, and legal aspects of this highly addictive form of cocaine. Beginning with an overview of how crack affects the brain and body, the book details why the drug is so addictive, the history and demographics of its use, and the relationship between crack and crime. Illustrated with full-color and black-and-white images, Crack discusses the medical and psychological consequences of crack use and summarizes current approaches to the treatment of addiction to crack cocaine.

Chapters include:
  • Why Is Crack So Addictive?
  • History of Crack Cocaine
  • Demographics of Crack Use
  • Crack, Crime, and Violence
  • Treatment for Crack Addiction.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9710-6
ISBN-10 791097102
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Drugs: The Straight Facts
Author M. Foster Olive, Ph.D.; Consulting Editor: David J. Triggle, Ph.D., University Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo
Publication Date 5/1/2008
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white illustrations. Glossary. Sidebars. Further reading. Endnotes. Index.
Available Formats Print

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