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2 edition of Prescription drug abuse found in the catalog.

Prescription drug abuse

by Margaret Haerens

  • 293 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations,
  • Substance-Related Disorders,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Medication abuse

  • About the Edition

    The information in this volume provides insight into the impact and consequences of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States, the causes of prescription drug addiction, and proposed and existing government policies that are hotly debated in the ongoing effort to effectively confront the prescription drug abuse problem in this country. Varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue are presented. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret Haerens and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
    SeriesOpposing viewpoints series, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM146.7 .P74 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 pages :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26455883M
    ISBN 100737760664, 0737760672
    ISBN 109780737760668, 9780737760675
    LC Control Number2012040687
    OCLC/WorldCa809612843

      This book goes into where prescription drug addictions originate, signs and symptoms of a drug dependency, and a step-by-step strategy that will help you free yourself from your addiction and help you take control of your life. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn Understanding Prescription Drug Abuse; Causes of A Prescription Drug AddictionPages:   "Prescription Drug Abuse is a solid entry in the Contemporary World Issues series and will be of interest to students at the graduate and postgraduate level as well as for researchers in the areas of sociology, medicine, psychology, and cultural history. The vast resources may also be useful to those working in drug-abuse-related professions.

    Drugs of Abuse () Drugs of Abuse delivers clear, scientific information about drugs in a factual, straightforward way. With the information in this guide, parents and caregivers can help their children make smart choices and avoid the consequences of drug abuse. More Americans are abusing prescription medicine than ever, and like other types of drug use, problematic behavior often begins during the teen and young adult years. In addition to the well-known opioid epidemic, the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs like benzodiazepines, stimulants, barbiturates and DXM are having an adverse effect in.

    A True Account of Prescription Drug Abuse. Wendy Liberman Davis didn’t look the part. She had a great job. A loving husband. A happy life. But like an estimated million women nationwide, she abused prescription medicine. Here is the startling true story of how Author: Liz Welch. Prescription drug misuse can have serious medical consequences. Increases in prescription drug misuse over the last 15 years are reflected in increased emergency room visits, overdose deaths associated with prescription drugs, and treatment admissions for prescription drug use disorders, the most severe form of which is an Size: KB.


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Prescription drug abuse by Margaret Haerens Download PDF EPUB FB2

I found this book excellent for coping and understanding my co-worker's abuse and addiction to prescription drugs. The book sheds light on a serious drug problem that has received way too little public attention. The author provides good insight on how individuals can become hooked on prescription drugs and begin the downward cycle of addiction/5(11).

"Prescription Drug Abuse is a solid entry in the Contemporary World Issues series and will be of interest to students at the graduate and postgraduate level as well as for researchers in the areas of sociology, medicine, psychology, and cultural history.

The vast resources may also be useful to those working in drug-abuse-related : David E. Newton. The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic PDF Free Download. Alright, now in this part of the article, you will be able to access the free PDF download of The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic PDF using our direct links mentioned at the end of this article.

We have uploaded a genuine PDF ebook copy of this book to our online file repository so that. The Anti-Drug Abuse Acts of and increased funding for treatment and rehabilitation; the act created the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Its director, often referred to as the drug "czar," is responsible for coordinating national drug control policy.

Prescription Drug Abuse shows how big the problem is: how it became a problem, what is being done about it, and what readers can do.

The book shows the risks, the benefits, and the safe way to use some of modern healthcare’s most miraculous : Ronin Publishing.

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The drug identification pictures are sourced from Micromedex, a leading provider of Prescription drug abuse book and medical information. From the rising death toll due to opioid prescription drug abuse to the open marketplace for selling ""stay awake and focus"" drugs like Adderall in schools, prescription drug abuse is a major This collection explores different views on the causes of and potential solutions to the long-term risks of.

The information in this volume provides insight into the impact and consequences of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States, the causes of prescription drug addiction, and proposed and existing government policies that are hotly debated in the ongoing effort to effectively confront the prescription drug abuse problem in this country.

This thought-provoking book should be a must-read for medical trainees, providers, and health policy leaders working at the forefront of addressing the prescription drug epidemic. Details ExhibitsAuthor: Pooja Lagisetty.

Drug Index A to Z. The resources below have been provided to help narrow your search to specific, targeted drug information. Information is available for both consumers and healthcare professionals on o prescription and over the counter medicines available primarily in the USA.

A rise in prescription drug abuse. When you go see a doctor over a mental or physical health concern, there are generally three types of prescription drugs they’ll assign you: Opioids, which are designed to treat pain; central nervous system depressants, which include things like sedatives to help with conditions like sleep disorders and anxiety; and stimulants, which treat neurological.

Prescription drug abuse can have dangerous or deadly effects, especially if you take them along with the drugs listed above: Opioids may cause vomiting, breathing problems, a coma, or : Debra Fulghum Bruce, Phd. All sorts of drugs diet pills, painkillers, sedatives, steroids are legitimately prescribed for real health problems, but some teens manage to obtain and abuse them.

This book alerts young people to the dangers, side effects, and addictive properties of drugs that. Prescription drug abuse means taking a prescription drug that is not prescribed for you, or taking it for reasons or in dosages other than as prescribed.

Abuse of prescription drugs can cause serious health effects, including addiction and is the fastest growing drug problem, especially among teens, in.

Abuse of Prescription (Rx) Drugs Affects Young Adults Most (National Institute on Drug Abuse); Emergency Department Visits Involving Nonmedical Use of Central Nervous System Stimulants among Adults Aged 18 to 34 Increased between and (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - PDF; Popping Pills: Prescription Drug Abuse in America (National Institute on Drug.

Her book is targeted for teen audiences, but she said adults have enjoyed it as well. The federal government cites prescription drug abuse as the fastest-growing drug problem in the country.

In fact, prescription drugs, after marijuana and alcohol, are the most commonly abused substances in the U.S. An estimated 52 million people have taken prescription drugs for a nonmedical reason at least once. Everyone is susceptible, but prescription drug abuse is particularly common among young people.

(shelved 1 time as prescription-drug-abuse) avg rating — 32, ratings — published Want to Read saving. A part of Greenwood's Health and Medical Issues Today series, this book identifies prescription drugs that are abused and the consequences such abuse can have for both individuals and society, and discusses the many questions relating to how to address this public health issue.

Part I explores the current magnitude of the prescription drug. RESPONDING TO AMERICA’S PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE CRISIS Background Prescription drug abuse is the Nation’s fastest-growing drug problem. While there has been a marked decrease in the use of some illegal drugs like cocaine, data from the National Survey on Drug Use and.

The problem of prescription drug abuse and its related health consequences is a significant public health concern in the U.S. Drug overdose death rates in the U.S. have increased five-fold since 5 Infor the first time in the U.S., drug overdose deaths outnumbered deaths due toFile Size: KB.The second cause of prescription drug abuse is over prescription by doctors.

From to the prescriptions for stimulants increased from 5 million to almost 45 million and the prescriptions for opioid analgesics went from 5 million to 5 million (“Topics in Brief: Prescription Drug Abuse.Prescription for Life.

Prescription drug abuse continues to be a growing problem throughout the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in that overdose deaths associated with prescription and illicit opioids increased in to more t Heroin overdose deaths increased 23 percent in to nea