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Published: 26 October 2017

400 Pages | 80


ISBN: 9780190306458

Bookseller Code (AU)

Drug Use in Australian Society

Second Edition

Alison Ritter, Trevor King, and Nicole Lee

  • Australia-specific research, surveys and drug use
  • Caters to different student cohorts
  • Strong connection between theory and practice
  • New chapters: Images of Drugs in Popular Culture (from feedback) and Drug Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Treatments (from market research - should appeal to psych units and enhance practical nature of the book)
  • Primary Prevention chapter totally rewritten
  • New case study feature allows students to apply concepts (requested in feedback)
  • Discussion Questions expanded - useful for classroom discussion

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter 5. Images of Drugs in Popular Culture.
  • New chapter 9. Drug Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Treatments.
  • Chapter 7. Primary Prevention heavily revised.
  • Discussion Questions expanded â useful for classroom discussion and to help students relate theory to practical situations.
  • New case study feature allows students to apply theoretical concepts to practical situations.
  • Completely updated with current policy and references.

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