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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Levinthal Published Medicine. This text examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on our society and our daily lives. The use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs are discussed from historical, biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. In today's world, drugs and their use present a social paradox, combining the potential for good and for bad.

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Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior

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As a society and as individuals, we can be the beneficiaries of drugs—or their victims. As has been the case since the first edition, this book introduces the basic facts and major issues concerning drug-taking behavior in a straightforward, comprehensive, and reader-friendly manner. A background in biology, sociology, psychology, or chemistry is not necessary.

Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 40 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access.

Language: English Spanish French. Our taste for addictive psychoactive substances is attested to in the earliest human records.

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