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Get Smart About Prescription Painkiller Abuse
Part of A Hazelden Quick Guide
Published by Hazelden Publishing
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book
Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of prescription painkiller abuse, including the history of opiates, their medical use, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.With prescription painkiller abuse affecting nearly every corner of society, what are the basic facts we need to know about these seemingly safe and legal medications? In this Get Smart Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include:What prescription painkillers are and where the entire class of opiates comes fromThe history of their use and abuseChanging cultural, social, and legal factorsDefinitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parentsHow the drugs work, including their health effects and what makes them so addictiveIntervention and effective treatment methodsRelapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts
- Publisher: Hazelden Publishing (August 7, 2013)
- Length: 40 pages
- ISBN13: 9781616495152
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