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Newton, David E.(Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781440864353
  • ISBN: 1440864357
  • Physical Description: xvi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]

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Subject: Opioid abuse > Treatment > United States.
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Opioid-Related Disorders > prevention & control.
Opioid-Related Disorders > history.
Analgesics, Opioid > adverse effects.

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The Opioid Crisis : A Reference Handbook
The Opioid Crisis : A Reference Handbook
by Newton, David E.
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The Opioid Crisis : A Reference Handbook

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prefacep. xiii
1Background and Historyp. 3
    The Opium Plant: An Introductionp. 5
    The History of Opium to 1800p. 6
        Egypt and Cretep. 7
        Greece and Romep. 8
        The Middle Ages and the Muslim Worldp. 11
        The Far Eastp. 12
    Laudanump. 14
    The Opium Warsp. 17
    Morphine and Beyondp. 19
        The Discovery and Commercialization of Morphinep. 19
        Heroin: The Wonder Drugp. 22
        Other Opiatesp. 24
    The Criminalization of Opiatesp. 27
    Controlled Substances Act of 1970p. 35
    Semisynthetic and Synthetic Opioidsp. 37
    The Brain Chemistry of Opioidsp. 41
    Conclusionp. 44
    Referencesp. 45
2Problems, Controversies, and Solutionsp. 61
    Numbers Tell the Storyp. 62
        Mortality and Morbidityp. 62
        Who Uses Opioids?p. 64
        Economic Costsp. 66
        The Innocent Bystandersp. 67
        An Underlying Themep. 71
    The History of OxyContinp. 73
    A Flood of Opioidsp. 79
    Regulating the Use of Opioidsp. 83
        Guidelinesp. 83
        Reactions to the Guidelinesp. 85
        Legislationp. 87
            Federalp. 87
            Statep. 88
            Multistatep. 92
    Preventionp. 93
        Educationp. 93
            Health Care Workersp. 93
            Schools and Collegesp. 97
        Proper Medication Disposalp. 100
        Enforcementp. 101
            Pill Mill Lawsp. 102
            Doctor Shopping Lawsp. 104
    Treatmentp. 106
        Alternative Forms of Treatmentp. 113
    Conclusionp. 114
    Referencesp. 114
3Perspectivesp. 135
    It's Not My Problem, or Is It?   Judith Ellsesserp. 135
    Education Fosters Prevention   Heather Kulpp. 139
    Epidemic in Asheville   Heather Packp. 142
    Confessions of an Opioid User   Bob Roehrp. 146
    Rationale for Cannabis-Based Interventions in the Opioid Overdose Crisis   Anjali A. Sarkarp. 149
    The U.S. Opioid Crisis-A Personal Perspective   William G. Schulzp. 153
    Citing History: The Need for Genuine Context   John Galbraith Simmonsp. 157
    I'm High as I Write This   Rebecca Smithp. 162
    Opioid Drugs Provide Pain Relief but with Serious Risks   Stephani Sutherlandp. 165
4Profilesp. 171
    Academy of Integrative Pain Managementp. 171
    Advocates for Opioid Recoveryp. 174
    Alliance for Safe Online Pharmaciesp. 176
    American Society of Addiction Medicinep. 178
    Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrencep. 181
    Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdosep. 184
    Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)p. 185
    Drug Enforcement Administrationp. 187
    Jack Fishman (1930-2013)p. 190
    Francis B. Harrison (1873-1957)p. 192
    Heroin Epidemic Relief Organizationp. 193
    Felix Hoffmann (1868-1946)p. 195
    Paul Janssen (1926-2003)p. 196
    The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatmentp. 199
    National Association of State Controlled Substances Authoritiesp. 201
    National Institute on Drug Abusep. 202
    Office of National Drug Control Policyp. 205
    Pain Therapy Access Physicians Working Groupp. 207
    Candace Pert (1946-2013)p. 208
    President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisisp. 210
    Friedrich Sertürner (1783-1841)p. 212
    Solomon H. Snyder (1938-)p. 214
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationp. 217
    Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689)p. 219
    Charles E. Terry (1878-1945)p. 222
    Hamilton Wright (1867-1917)p. 224
5Data and Documentsp. 229
    Datap. 229
Table 5.1        Misuse of Opioids in Past Year and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands and Percentages, 2015 and 2016p. 230
Table 5.2        Any Use of Pain Relievers in Past Year and Misuse of Pain Relievers in Past Year and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands and Percentages, 2015 and 2016p. 232
Table 5.3        Drug-Poisoning Deaths Involving Opioid Analgesics: United States, 1999-2015p. 234
Table 5.4        Deaths from Opioid Overdose, 2015p. 235
Table 5.5        Death Rates from Heroin and Opioid Analgesic Poisoning, 2000-2015p. 237
Table 5.6        Drug Overdose Deaths among Adolescents Aged 15-19, by Type of Opioid Drug Involved in the United States: 1999-2015 (per 100,000)p. 237
Table 5.7        Opioid Use in Schoolsp. 238
Table 5.8        Perceived Availability of Narcotics Other Than Heroin, 1991-2016, Grades 8, 10, and 12p. 241
    Documentsp. 244
        Smoking Opium Exclusion Act of 1909p. 244
        Harrison Narcotic Act (1914)p. 245
        United States v. Jin Fuey Moy (1916)p. 247
        United States v. Doremus (1919)p. 247
        Controlled Substances Act (1970)p. 251
        Children's Health Act of 2000p. 256
        Opioid Use among Veterans (2013)p. 258
        An Act to Prevent Opiate Abuse by Strengthening the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (2016)p. 260
        An Act Concerning Involuntary Commitment to Treatment for Substance Use Disorders (2016)p. 263
        Remarks by President Trump on Combating Drug Demand and the Opioid Crisis (2017)p. 266
        The President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis (2017)p. 269
6Resourcesp. 275
Booksp. 275
Articlesp. 282
Reportsp. 295
Internetp. 302
7Chronologyp. 317
Glossaryp. 335
About the Authorp. 357
Indexp. 341
        Webb v. United States (1919)p. 247

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