Chemical dependency / Roman Espejo, book editor

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Subjects: Substance abuse--Juvenile literature
Substance abuse--Treatment--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile, Adolescent (14-17 years old)
Published: Detroit [Mich.] : Greenhaven Press, c2011
Series: Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Notes: LCCN: 2010040829
ISBN: 9780737752151 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780737752168 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737752157 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0737752165 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-197) and index
Contents: 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
OCLC Number: 663953680
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737752151