The Prescription Drug Problem: A New American Crisis?

by
Ryan D. Schroederauthor
Jason A. Fordauthor
George E. Higginsauthor
The Prescription Drug Problem: A New American Crisis?

20190228

Praeger

Pages 248
Topics Health and Wellness: Addiction and Substance Abuse;Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine;Celebrities;Drug Abuse;Drug Abuse Policies;Heroin;Opioid Crisis;Marijuana;Medications;Medication Diversion;Pills

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The Prescription Drug Problem: A New American Crisis?

Author(s): Schroeder, Ryan; Ford, Jason A.; Higgins, George;
Contributors: Schroeder, Ryan; Ford, Jason A.; Higgins, George;
Abstract:

Providing an indispensable resource for undergraduate students, graduate students, and policymakers interested in the prescription drug abuse crisis in the U.S., this book comprehensively summarizes the current state of prescription drug abuse and its growth over the past 20 years.


• Provides a comprehensive overview of the prescription drug crisis in the U.S.

• Compares the current prescription drug abuse crisis in the U.S. to past drug epidemics in U.S. history

• Identifies the most common causes of prescription drug abuse in the U.S.

• Examines possible solutions to prescription drug abuse in the U.S.

• Questions the public and political reactions to the prescription drug abuse problem

SortTitle: prescription drug problem: a new american crisis?
Keyword(s): Health and Wellness: Addiction and Substance Abuse; Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine; Celebrities; Drug Abuse; Drug Abuse Policies; Heroin; Opioid Crisis; Marijuana; Medications; Medication Diversion; Pills
Author Info:
Ryan D. Schroederauthor
Jason A. Fordauthor
George E. Higginsauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440857706
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440857706.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440857690
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 248
Publication Date: 20190228