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The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt

Label
The real drug abusers
Title
The real drug abusers
Statement of responsibility
Fred Leavitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Leavitt, Fred
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Drug utilization
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Medication errors
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Drug abuse
Label
The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • 4.
  • Human Subjects Have Often Been Treated Inhumanely
  • Pt. II.
  • Drugs in Psychiatry
  • 5.
  • U.S. Citizens Are Overmedicated with Psychiatric Drugs
  • 6.
  • There Are Effective Alternatives to Psychiatric Drugs
  • Pt. III.
  • The Wars on Drugs
  • Pt. I.
  • 7.
  • Widely Believed Misperceptions about Drug Addictions Do Great Harm
  • 8.
  • Most Citizens Are Harmed Rather than Helped by the Drug Wars
  • 9.
  • Many Drugs Are Dangerous
  • 10.
  • Extensive Marketing of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine Causes Great Harm
  • 11.
  • Many Individuals and Organizations Benefit from the Drug Wars
  • The Pharmaceutical/Medical Complex
  • 12.
  • Popular Programs for Combating Drug Abuse are Unsuccessful, While Effective Programs are Underused
  • Pt. IV.
  • Appendix: A Brief Introduction to Pharmacology
  • 13.
  • How Drugs Work
  • 14.
  • Classification of Psychoactive Drugs
  • 15.
  • Variability
  • 1.
  • A Significant Portion of Medical Research Cannot Be Trusted
  • 2.
  • Drug Companies Place Profits over Progress
  • 3.
  • Medical Personnel Prescribe Incorrectly Too Often
Control code
7383284
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 275 p.
Isbn
9780742525177
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002155387
System control number
  • (DNLM)101161418
  • (DLC) 2002155387
  • 7383284
  • (BNAtoc) 2002155387
Label
The real drug abusers, Fred Leavitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • 4.
  • Human Subjects Have Often Been Treated Inhumanely
  • Pt. II.
  • Drugs in Psychiatry
  • 5.
  • U.S. Citizens Are Overmedicated with Psychiatric Drugs
  • 6.
  • There Are Effective Alternatives to Psychiatric Drugs
  • Pt. III.
  • The Wars on Drugs
  • Pt. I.
  • 7.
  • Widely Believed Misperceptions about Drug Addictions Do Great Harm
  • 8.
  • Most Citizens Are Harmed Rather than Helped by the Drug Wars
  • 9.
  • Many Drugs Are Dangerous
  • 10.
  • Extensive Marketing of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine Causes Great Harm
  • 11.
  • Many Individuals and Organizations Benefit from the Drug Wars
  • The Pharmaceutical/Medical Complex
  • 12.
  • Popular Programs for Combating Drug Abuse are Unsuccessful, While Effective Programs are Underused
  • Pt. IV.
  • Appendix: A Brief Introduction to Pharmacology
  • 13.
  • How Drugs Work
  • 14.
  • Classification of Psychoactive Drugs
  • 15.
  • Variability
  • 1.
  • A Significant Portion of Medical Research Cannot Be Trusted
  • 2.
  • Drug Companies Place Profits over Progress
  • 3.
  • Medical Personnel Prescribe Incorrectly Too Often
Control code
7383284
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 275 p.
Isbn
9780742525177
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002155387
System control number
  • (DNLM)101161418
  • (DLC) 2002155387
  • 7383284
  • (BNAtoc) 2002155387

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