By P Kranzler, H R Korsmeyer
From Publisher's site: The Encyclopedia of substances, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third variation updates and expands upon the award-winning moment version of this set, addressing social, scientific, criminal, and political matters relating to substance use and addictive habit. New essays document on modern socio-political issues comparable to the function of substances and alcohol within the media, the superiority of gear in the overseas activities and model industries, the connection among drug trafficking and terrorism, and the influence of the net on drug and alcohol use. The 3rd version additionally expands foreign insurance of ancient and smooth views on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in additional than 30 international locations and areas, together with the Caribbean, the center East, and China. a few of the 545 topical entries are improved by means of statistical charts, graphs, tables, and photographs. Read more...
summary: From Publisher's web site: The Encyclopedia of gear, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third variation updates and expands upon the award-winning moment variation of this set, addressing social, clinical, felony, and political matters relating to substance use and addictive habit. New essays document on modern socio-political issues equivalent to the position of gear and alcohol within the media, the superiority of gear within the overseas activities and model industries, the connection among drug trafficking and terrorism, and the impression of the web on drug and alcohol use. The 3rd variation additionally expands foreign insurance of old and sleek views on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in additional than 30 nations and areas, together with the Caribbean, the center East, and China. a few of the 545 topical entries are greater via statistical charts, graphs, tables, and images
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He claimed to have served an apprenticeship with Dr. Thomas Sydenham, the illustrious seventeenth-century practitioner and teacher, who originated the formula for laudanum, another early and popular opium-based medicine. Dover practiced medicine for over fifty years, although during his lifetime he was more famous for his exploits as an adventurer and privateer. His involvement in the early slave trade and in the plundering of Spanish settlements off the coast of South America brought him fortune and fame.
However, no other drug has been evaluated in as extensive a range of behaviors as has alcohol. Nevertheless, many drugs have been studied with respect to some important variables required for driving. The emphasis in these drug studies has tended to be on the evaluation of vision, attention, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL & ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR, 3RD EDITION DRIVING, ALCOHOL, AND DRUGS vigilance, and psychomotor skills. Driving-simulator studies have also been done on occasion. The psychomotor skill most often examined has been some form of tracking.
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