Drug Dependence
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Drug Dependence by Carl N. Edwards

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Published by Jason Aronson .
Written in English


  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • Narcotics, Control of,
  • Treatment,
  • Recovery

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL8093584M
ISBN 100876687109
ISBN 109780876687109

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  How clinicians should treat people with drug misuse and drug dependence problems. Often called the Orange Book, this is guidance for clinicians treating people with drug problems. This Author: Department of Health And Social Care. The first in a 5-part series, offers an understanding of the brain, how the reward center works, and what happens in the brain when a person uses cocaine, opioids (heroin), or marijuana. The objective of the presentation is to inform students (high school) how 3 drugs of abuse (cocaine, opiates, marijuana) actually work in the brain. The use of drugs of dependence in South Australia is regulated by the controlled substances legislation and monitored by SA Health’s Drugs of Dependence Unit (DDU). The DDU helps ensure South Australians continue to have access to appropriate treatment while minimising the potential harms associated with drug dependence, misuse, and diversion. Explore the brain and discover the clinical and pharmacological issues surrounding drug abuse and dependence. The authors, research scientists with years of experience in alcohol and drug studies, provide definitions, historic discoveries about the nervous system, and original, eye-catching illustrations to discuss the brain/behavior relationship, basic neuroanatomy, Cited by:

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