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Substance Use and Abuse

Sociological Perspectives

by Victor N. Shaw

  • 105 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Social theory,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social aspects,
  • Substance abuse,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9682472M
    ISBN 100275971392
    ISBN 109780275971397

    The misuse or abuse of legal and illicit drugs and alcohol engender numerous public health concerns over time. This volume examines the physical, ethical, and public policy issues that have arisen as the result of excessive and inappropriate substance use. While the issues of substance use and abuse have been addressed from a variety of perspectives and approaches, the fundamental social issues have not been covered in any systematic way. This book represents the first academic effort to apply major sociological theories to the field of substance use and abuse Reviews: 1.

    Substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically significant impairment, including health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home. The coexistence of both a mental health and a substance use . Get this from a library! Substance use and abuse. [Tina Schwartzenberger;] -- Examines the global implications of substance use and abuse, discussing the social history of drugs and why people take .

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