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Chemical dependency / Roman Espejo, book editor.

Espejo, Roman, 1977- (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown Public Library - Greentown 362.29 CHEMICAL (Text) 75342000071325 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Schricker Main Library YA 362.29 CHE (Text) 30032010537402 YOUNG ADULT NON FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737752168 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0737752165 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit [Mich.] : Greenhaven Press, c2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Is chemical dependency a serious problem? Teen drug abuse has increased / Biotech Week ; Some teen drug abuse has decreased / Monitoring the Future ; Smoking causes significant health problems / National Cancer Institute ; Smoking-related health problems are exaggerated / Maureen Martin and Joseph L. Bast ; Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem / National Institute on Drug Abuse ; The media have exaggerated the prescription drug abuse crisis / Maia Szalavitz -- What causes chemical dependency? Addiction is a brain disease / Michael Craig Miller ; Addiction is a chronic disorder / William L. White and Thomas McClellan ; Addiction is not a disease / Gene M. Heyman, as told to Daniel Akst ; Addiction is caused by genetic and environmental factors / Claudia Wallis -- What drug treatment and prevention programs are effective? Needle-exchange programs can reduce the transmission of HIV / Tina Rosenberg ; Needle-exchange programs may not reduce the transmission of HIV / Robert John Araujo ; Methadone is an effective treatment for heroin addiction / Ira J. Marion ; Methadone can be dangerous / JoNel Aleccia ; The cocaine vaccine may be effective / Kayt Sukel ; The cocaine vaccine may not be effective / Rachel Saslow -- Should drug laws be changed? The disparity in crack and powder cocaine sentences is necessary / Joseph I. Cassilly ; The disparity in crack and powder cocaine sentences is ineffective and unfair / Bill Piper ; Drug courts are a promising solution to the drug problem / Peggy Fulton Hora ; Drug courts are not a solution to the drug problem / Phillip Smith.

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