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The Truth About Drugs, Second Edition

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, roughly 20 million Americans use illicit drugs annually. Approximately 10 percent of … (See Below for Full Description)
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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, roughly 20 million Americans use illicit drugs annually. Approximately 10 percent of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 use illicit drugs, and this number jumps to 20 percent for young adults between the ages of 18 to 25.

The Truth About Drugs, Second Edition provides a complete and informative guide to drugs and drug abuse. The hard facts and personal testimonies will help teenagers make an informed decision about drugs.

New and revised entries include:

  • The biology of addiction
  • Causes of drug abuse
  • Depression and drugs
  • Drug testing
  • Drugs and smoking
  • Families and drug abuse
  • Gangs and drug abuse
  • International drug use
  • Marijuana
  • Natural drugs
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Rehabilitation and treatment
  • School performance and drug abuse.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7630-7
ISBN-10 816076308
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2582-4
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series The Truth About
Author John Haley; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
Publication Date 9/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Charts and graphs. Index. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Hotlines. 
Available Formats Print & eBook

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