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Author Gold, Mark S.

Title Tobacco / Mark S. Gold.

Published New York : Plenum Medical Book Co., [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  616.865 GOLD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Drugs of abuse ; 4.
Drugs of abuse (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Tobacco in the 1990s -- Ch. 2. Tobacco: A Short History of the American Economy -- Ch. 3. The Neurobiological Effects of Tobacco -- Ch. 4. Tobacco and the Body -- Ch. 5. The Psychiatric Aspects of Tobacco Use -- Ch. 6. Treatment and the Role of the Physician -- Ch. 7. A Model Cessation Program: Basic Guidelines from the National Cancer Institute -- Ch. 8. Smoking and Special Populations -- Ch. 9. Prevention and Education.
Summary Author Mark S. Gold presents the latest medical information on nicotine and tobacco's neurobiological, physiological, and psychological effects. This timely monograph also discusses the latest diagnostic and treatment programs as well as model programs for use by practitioners which were developed by the National Cancer Institute and other eminent organizations. The author also includes a comprehensive history of tobacco use.
Subject Tobacco use.
Tobacco use -- Treatment.
Tobacco -- Physiological effect.
Nicotine -- Physiological effect.
ISBN 0306449331