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Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse in American Society

An overview of drug substances and drug abuse. Topics covered include types and patterns of drug abuse with a focus on symptoms, causes, treatment modalities, and other related factors. Specific drug substances are discussed, along with resultant psychological and physiological effects. Attention is paid to legal, cultural, and educational factors as they relate to drug abuse prevention. Consideration of the relationship between urban living and drug abuse.