Synthetic drug addiction

William Dudley, 1964-

Book - 2015

Explores the dangers of synthetic drug addiction, and how it can be overcome. Includes a chronology, primary source quotes, color graphs and diagrams, further research, and listings of key people, advocacy groups, and related organizations.

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Compact research. Addictions.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press [2015]
Physical Description
96 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
William Dudley, 1964- (-)
  • What are synthetic drugs?
  • Do synthetic drugs pose a significant public health threat?
  • How addictive are synthetic drugs?
  • How should government combat use of synthetic drugs?
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 7 Up—This well-organized, informative textbooklike set presents information about five common types of addiction and asks readers to examine sources, analyze data, and come to conclusions about the seriousness of the addictions discussed and how they impact peoples' lives and relationships. Well-chosen quotes from primary sources are presented, as well as cited research, graphs, tables, and data charts. This particular series will be valuable to students doing research, though the tone is on the dry side. VERDICT Purchase as needed. [Page 75]. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Provides information about synthetic drug addiction in teens, discussing what they are, the threat to public health, and how the government should handle them.