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Addiction : a reference encyclopedia / Howard Padwa and Jacob Cunningham.

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Author/Creator:
Padwa, Howard.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 398 p. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Documents 1-3: discovering the dangers of addiction
  • Documents 4-6: the spread of addiction and the call to action in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries
  • Document 7: proving Coca-cola is harmless
  • Document 8: smuggling drugs after the Smoking Opium Exclusion Act
  • Documents 9-10: the Federal Government Acts against alcohol and narcotics
  • Documents 11-12: calls for addiction to be treated as a disease
  • Documents 13-15: the American government reports on, and attempts to act against, the health hazards of tobacco
  • Document 16: the government tackles steroids
  • Documents 17-18: beyond substance : beginning to recognize behavioral addictions
  • Further reading.
Contributor:
Cunningham, Jacob.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781598842296
1598842293
9781598842302
1598842307

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