A Dictionary of Drug Abuse Terms and Terminology

Author:   Ernest L. Abel
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
ISBN:  

9780313240959


Pages:   137
Publication Date:   18 October 1984
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Ernest L. Abel
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
Imprint:   Greenwood Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.462kg
ISBN:  

9780313240959


ISBN 10:   0313240957
Pages:   137
Publication Date:   18 October 1984
Audience:   College/higher education ,  General/trade ,  Undergraduate ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Dealing with words that have resulted from the subcultures that naturally form in the world of drug users and abusers, this comprehensive dictionary defines more than 3,700 slang and formal terms pertaining to drugs, drug use, drug effects, legal enforcement of drug laws, and other related aspects of drug manufacturing, selling and use.' Entries, arranged alphabetically in boldface, apply to the use of illicit drugs as well as the misuse of medically approved drugs. ... This compact dictionary will become a valuable resource for public and school libraries and anyone whose work requires a knowledge of drug-related terms. -Reference Books Bulletin ?This dictionary ... defines the latest slang and formal terms related to drugs, drug use, drug effects, drug abuse, and related topics. ... [It] is comprehensive, but by no means exhaustive. A glossary contains synonyms for many of the terms that were defined, thus enhancing the readers' awareness of related terminology. The bibliography is valuable for research in drug-abuse terminololgy and related subjects. Highly recommended for linguistic collections, for college and public libraries, and for readers interested in the American drug culture.?-Choice ?Dealing with words that have resulted from the subcultures that naturally form in the world of drug users and abusers, this comprehensive dictionary defines more than 3,700 slang and formal terms pertaining to drugs, drug use, drug effects, legal enforcement of drug laws, and other related aspects of drug manufacturing, selling and use.' Entries, arranged alphabetically in boldface, apply to the use of illicit drugs as well as the misuse of medically approved drugs. ... This compact dictionary will become a valuable resource for public and school libraries and anyone whose work requires a knowledge of drug-related terms.?-Reference Books Bulletin This dictionary ... defines the latest slang and formal terms related to drugs, drug use, drug effects, drug abuse, and related topics. ... [It] is comprehensive, but by no means exhaustive. A glossary contains synonyms for many of the terms that were defined, thus enhancing the readers' awareness of related terminology. The bibliography is valuable for research in drug-abuse terminololgy and related subjects. Highly recommended for linguistic collections, for college and public libraries, and for readers interested in the American drug culture. -Choice


This dictionary ... defines the latest slang and formal terms related to drugs, drug use, drug effects, drug abuse, and related topics. ... [It] is comprehensive, but by no means exhaustive. A glossary contains synonyms for many of the terms that were defined, thus enhancing the readers' awareness of related terminology. The bibliography is valuable for research in drug-abuse terminololgy and related subjects. Highly recommended for linguistic collections, for college and public libraries, and for readers interested in the American drug culture. -Choice


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