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The opioid crisis : a reference handbook

Author
Newton, David E., author.
Title
The opioid crisis : a reference handbook / David E. Newton.
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
©2018
Description
xvi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Uniform series
Contemporary world issues.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Background and history
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions
  • Perspectives
  • Profiles
  • Data and documents
  • Resources
  • Chronology.
  • 1. Background and History. The Opium Plant: An Introduction
  • The History of Opium to 1800
  • Laudanum
  • The Opium Wars
  • Morphine and Beyond
  • The Criminalization of Opiates
  • Controlled Substances Act of 1970
  • Semisynthetic and Synthetic Opioids
  • The Brain Chemistry of Opioids
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 2. Problems, Controversies, and Solutions. Numbers Tell the Story
  • The History of OxyContin
  • A Flood of Opioids
  • Regulating the Use of Opioids
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 3. Perspectives. It's Not My Problem, or Is It? / Judith Ellsesser
  • Education Fosters Prevention / Heather Kulp
  • Epidemic in Asheville / Heather Pack
  • Confessions of an Opioid User / Bob Roehr
  • Rationale for Cannabis-Based Interventions in the Opioid Overdose Crisis / Anjali A. Sarkar
  • The U.S. Opioid Crisis: A Personal Perspective / William G. Schulz
  • Citing History: The Need for Genuine Context / John Galbraith Simmons
  • I'm High as I Write This / Rebecca Smith
  • Opioid Drugs Provide Pain Relief but with Serious Risks / Stephani Sutherland
  • 4. Profiles. Academy of Integrative Pain Management
  • Advocates for Opioid Recovery
  • Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence
  • Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose
  • Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Jack Fishman (1930-2013)
  • Francis B. Harrison (1873-1957)
  • Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization
  • Felix Hoffmann (1868-1946)
  • Paul Janssen (1926-2003)
  • The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment
  • National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Pain Therapy Access Physicians Working Group
  • Candace Pert (1946-2013)
  • President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis
  • Fredrich Serturner (1783-1841)
  • Solomon H. Snyder (1938-)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689)
  • Charles E. Terry (1878-1945)
  • Hamilton Wright (1867-1917)
  • 5. Data and documents. Data
  • Documents
  • 6. Resources
  • 7. Chronology.
Summary
"A comprehensive overview of opioid use throughout human history, current problems surrounding opioid abuse, and suggested approaches to solving these problems." -- Publisher's description.
Subject headings
Opioid abuse--Treatment--United States.
Drug abuse--Treatment--United States.
Medical subjects
Opioid-Related Disorders--prevention & control.
Opioid-Related Disorders--history.
Analgesics, Opioid--adverse effects.
United States.
Genre heading
Handbooks and manuals.
Reference works.
Reference works.
Handbooks and manuals.
ISBN
9781440864353 hardcover alkaline paper
1440864357 hardcover alkaline paper
9781440864360 electronic book

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
RC568.O45 N488 2018
Location
Columbus Library - New Book Area
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