Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2018

600 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199949113

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Drugs: Mind, Body, and Society

Dr. Martha Rosenthal

  • "Thinking Critically About Drugs" a separate section at the start of the book, teaches students how to evaluate data, validate sources, and understand how drug research is conducted
  • True/False chapter-opening questions, with answers, draw students into the material by asking them provocative questions that challenge commonly held misconceptions about drugs
  • "Critical Evaluations" in most chapters delve into controversial topics and teach students to evaluate research and information from multiple perspectives
  • Ask Yourself" questions encourage students to reflect on and discuss their own ideas about the chapter material
  • "Quick Hits" scattered throughout each chapter provide students with brief, interesting anecdotes or fun facts from various disciplines, like history and economics
  • "The Straight Dope" boxes feature historical and biographical profiles, cases, self-knowledge tests, and points of clinical or cultural relevance

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