Millions of us make use of psychoactive—or mind-altering—drugs. Such drugs, both legal and otherwise, can cause pleasure or pain (or both). So, too, can sex, gambling, shopping, dieting, exercise, and Internet use. ‘Addiction’ or ‘dependence’ on substances like alcohol, tobacco, illicit and...
Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge
Alcohol, Drugs, Sex and Youth
Risk-Takers gives a comprehensive view of youthful involvement with drinking, smoking, drug use and sex. It provides a challenging assessment of health education for young people showing that, despite the threat of AIDS and HIV infection, risk-taking remains a feature of normal adolescent behaviour...
Published September 3rd 1992 by Routledge