Substance Use and Abuse: Cultural and Historical Perspectives
Substance use and abuse are two of the most frequent psychological problems clinicians encounter. Mainstream approaches focus on the biological and psychological factors supporting drug abuse. But to fully comprehend the issue, clinicians need to consider the social, historical, and cultural factors responsible for drug-related problems.
Substance Use and Abuse: Cultural and Historical Perspectives provides an inclusive explanation of the human desire to take drugs. Using a multidisciplinary framework, authors Russil Durrant and Jo Thakker explore the cultural and historical variables that contribute to drug use. Integrating biological, psychosocial, and cultural-historical perspectives, this innovative and accessible volume addresses the fundamental question of why drug use is such a ubiquitous feature of human society.
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Chapter 2 The Nature and Scope of Substance Use and Abuse
Chapter 3 An Evolutionary Perspective
Chapter 4 Drugs in History
Explaining Patterns of Use and Abuse
Chapter 6 Drugs and Culture
Explaining Patterns of Use