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Drug Addiction and Drug Policy

The Struggle to Control Dependence

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$80.50 • £64.95 • €72.50

ISBN 9780674003279

Publication Date: 07/15/2001


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 line illustrations, 7 tables

Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative


Related Subjects

  • Introduction: Drug Policy with a New Focus [Philip B. Heymann]
  • 1. Toward a Balanced Drug-Prevention Strategy: A Conceptual Map [Mark H. Moore]
  • 2. Drug Users and Drug Dealers [William N. Brownsberger]
  • 3. Is Addiction a Chronic, Relapsing Disease? [Gene M. Heyman]
  • 4. Is Drug Addiction a Brain Disease? [Sally L. Satel]
  • 5. If Addiction Is Involuntary, How Can Punishment Help? [George E. Vaillant]
  • 6. Controlling Drug Use and Crime with Testing, Sanctions, and Treatment [Mark A. R. Kleiman]
  • 7. Limits on the Role of Testing and Sanctions [William N. Brownsberger]
  • 8. How Should Low-Level Drug Dealers Be Punished? [Jonathan P. Caulkins and Philip B. Heymann]
  • 9. Reflections on Drug Policy and Social Policy [David Boyum and Peter Reuter]
  • Postscript [Philip B. Heymann]
  • Contributors

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