The opioid crisis: a reference handbook

By David E. Newton

The opioid crisis: a reference handbook by David E. Newton
Added May 10, 2019

A comprehensive overview of opioid use throughout human history, current problems surrounding opioid abuse, and suggested approaches to solving these problems: Provides a complete historical overview of opioid use in human societies; Contextualizes the crisis with a chronology of important events in the history of opioid use; Offers a strong collection of reference materials for use in further research on the topic; and, Discusses the synthetic and neurological chemistry of opioids and how different types have been used throughout history. ~Summary from

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