3 edition of Drugs, Aging and Society found in the catalog.
by Routledge & Kegan Paul Books Ltd
Written in English
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With aging, there is a decrease in lean body mass and serum albumin (the major drug-binding protein), increased adipose tissue, and altered protein binding affecting the volume of distribution (V D). Water-soluble drugs become more concentrated in the serum as a result; fat-soluble drugs will have longer half lives (such as benzodiazepines, for. Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 30 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectivesâ€•behavioral.
Drugs in American Society is a sociological introduction to the use of psychoactive substances in the United States that takes the focus of attention on drug use out of the lab and into the street. Throughout the book, personal accounts tell the stories of drug use and the impact that it has on the lives of users. The elderly’s perception of their own health is supported by government estimates of chronic health conditions for older Americans. Of all people aged 65 or older not living in a nursing home or other institution, almost 50 percent have arthritis, 56 percent have high blood pressure, 32 percent have heart disease, 35 percent have hearing loss, 18 percent have vision problems, and 19 percent.
Coverage of drug prevention programs will now precede coverage of drug treatment programs in Chapters 7 and 8. Significant updates made throughout the text. KEY FEATURES: Thoroughly reviews use of and regulation policies of both illegal and legal drugs, including the use of energy drinks and muscle enhancers like steroids and human growth hormones. Geriatric Medicine . This guide begins with an introduction to Geriatric Medicine: what it is, why it matters, and the various healthcare delivery and drugs are considered, followed by an in-depth discussion of various geriatric syndromes and chronic medical conditions before concluding with hospice and palliative care topics.
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Drugs & Aging delivers essential information on the most important aspects of drug therapy to researchers and healthcare professionals involved in the care of older patients.
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Revised to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition with Navigate 2 Advantage Access, continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.
The authors have integrated their expertise in the fields of drug abuse Cited by: Developing Drug Products in an Aging Society: From Concept to Prescribing Content This book aims to address the major aspects of future drug product development and therapy for older adults, giving practical guidance for the rational product and clinical development and prescribing of drug products to this ever growing segment of the population.
About this book. This handbook provides a comprehensive examination of the Drugs and present roles Aging and Society book drugs in society with a focus on theory, research, policy, and practice. Includes 28 original chapters with multi-disciplinary and international perspectives by top social and behavioral scientists; Reviews current knowledge in the field.
“This book reviews a wide range of topics related to drug development for an aging population. The intended audience includes practitioners and/or researchers interested in sharing multidisciplinary knowledge, research, and practice expertise to fill existing knowledge gaps in order to improve drug product development for older, very old, multimorbid, and frail individuals.” (Susan K.
Ageing & Society is an interdisciplinary and international journal devoted to the understanding of human ageing and the circumstances of older people in their social and cultural contexts.
It draws contributions and has readers from many disciplines including gerontology, sociology, demography, psychology, economics, medicine, social policy and the humanities. Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Twelfth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse.
Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals. Glen R. Hanson, a professor in the School of Dentistry and Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah and the director of the Utah Addiction Center at the University of Utah, has researched the neurobiology of drug abuse for over 30 years and authored more than scientific papers and 50 book chapters on the : $ Anti-aging products are undergoing exceptional growth in the cosmetics industry far beyond that of general cosmetics.
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Publisher Summary. Brain science is at the core of future understanding of how drugs affect behavior and their consequent impact the society. Extraordinary advances in the past three decades have meant that now much is understood about the connectivity of the brain and how its functionality depends on chemical messages passing among nerve cells, or neurons, in the form of neurotransmitters.
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In his book, full of amusing stories from his 40 years in broadcasting, he is frank about his insecurities (“I’m terrible at socializing,” he admits) and the challenges he’s faced. “We think future drugs that target aging will go beyond what a healthy lifestyle can do,” says Olshansky, of the University of Chicago.
How much longer we can live is unknown. “The outside of normal human aging is aboutwhile the average life span is about 80 or 85, so I think we have about 30 extra years to think about,” Barzilai.
Finally, strategies to translate discoveries from aging research into drugs and healthcare policy perspectives on anti-ageing medicine are provided to give a complete picture of the field.A timely and carefully edited collection of chapters by leading researchers in the field, this book will be a fascinating and useful resource for.
As adaptive capacities decline, and disease increases, the elderly become major consumers of drugs. Because of the special needs of older patients, physicians, geriatricians, health providers, and researchers must know how the aging process changes the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of drugs prescribed to the elderly.
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My library. Substance abuse, defined here as the abuse of drugs and/or alcohol, is generally perceived as behaviour of the young, but evidence shows that abuse among older adults occurs and is increasing .Estimates from Europe suggest that the number of people aged 65 and over with a substance abuse problem or needing treatment for an abuse disorder will more than double between and .
This book aims to address the major aspects of future drug product development and therapy for older adults, giving practical guidance for the rational product and clinical development and prescribing of drug products to this ever growing segment of the population.
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Aging And Addicted: concerns have primarily focused on young people buying drugs on the street. But many elderly people in America also have a drug problem. the American Geriatric Society.Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual.
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