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The Resource The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt

The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt

Label
The real drug abusers
Title
The real drug abusers
Statement of responsibility
Fred Leavitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This eye-opening book richly documents disturbing trends in Western medicine and urges readers toward a broader understanding of drug use and abuse
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leavitt, Fred
Dewey number
362.1/782/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
RM263
LC item number
.L42 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QV 736
NLM item number
L439r 2003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug utilization
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Medication errors
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Drug abuse
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Drug Industry
  • Medication Errors
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • MEDICAL
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug utilization
  • Medication errors
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • United States
Label
The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pharmaceutical/medical complex: A significant portion of medical research cannot be trusted -- Drug companies too often place profits over progress -- Medical personnel prescribe incorrectly too often -- Human subjects have often been treated inhumanely -- Drugs in psychiatry: U.S. citizens are overmedicated with psychiatric drugs, which are considerably less successful than advocates claim -- There are many effective alternatives to psychiatric drugs -- The wars on drugs: widely believed but incorrect notions about drug addiction do great harm -- Most citizens are harmed rather than helped by the drug wars -- Many drugs are dangerous -- Extensive marketing of three legal drugs (alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine) causes great harm, especially to children -- Many individuals and organizations benefit from the drug wars -- Popular prevention and treatment programs for drug abuse have poor success rates, while effective (and much less expensive programs) are underused -- Appendix: Introduction to pharmacology -- How drugs work -- Classification of psychoactive drugs -- Variability
Control code
52895024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585466743
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f68140ff-9b7c-4e94-8d5d-8e89fec53736
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52895024
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pharmaceutical/medical complex: A significant portion of medical research cannot be trusted -- Drug companies too often place profits over progress -- Medical personnel prescribe incorrectly too often -- Human subjects have often been treated inhumanely -- Drugs in psychiatry: U.S. citizens are overmedicated with psychiatric drugs, which are considerably less successful than advocates claim -- There are many effective alternatives to psychiatric drugs -- The wars on drugs: widely believed but incorrect notions about drug addiction do great harm -- Most citizens are harmed rather than helped by the drug wars -- Many drugs are dangerous -- Extensive marketing of three legal drugs (alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine) causes great harm, especially to children -- Many individuals and organizations benefit from the drug wars -- Popular prevention and treatment programs for drug abuse have poor success rates, while effective (and much less expensive programs) are underused -- Appendix: Introduction to pharmacology -- How drugs work -- Classification of psychoactive drugs -- Variability
Control code
52895024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585466743
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f68140ff-9b7c-4e94-8d5d-8e89fec53736
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52895024
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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