Drugs: Mind, Body, and Society (Paperback)

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Written in a contemporary and accessible voice, Drugs: Mind, Body, and Society offers more than knowledge and study skills. It is a multidisciplinary text that provides students with a comprehensive discussion about drugs and drug effects that weaves together physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, psychology, society, culture, media, history, law, and religion. With an emphasis on critical thinking skills, this book teaches students to evaluate research, assess sources of data, and discern fact from opinion, so that they can make intelligent decisions that improve the quality of their lives.

About the Author


Dr. Martha Rosenthal received her bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Virginia, her master's degree in neuropharmacology from Brown University, and her PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA, and began her career teaching at the University of Florida's College of Pharmacy. Dr. Rosenthal has been a faculty member at Florida Gulf Coast University since they opened their doors in 1997. Over the past two decades, she has taught courses in drugs and society, neuroscience, human physiology, as well as co- teaching Florida's first undergraduate course about cannabis. Dr. Rosenthal has been honored to receive the Teacher of the Year award at both the University of Florida and FGCU, and is excited to direct her passion for teaching towards cannabis education. Dr. Rosenthal is educational director of the Cannabis Research, Education, and Workforce development initiative at FGCU, which will support high-quality research, produce and disseminate information-based educational programs, and provide workforce development for the cannabis industry.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780197585283
ISBN-10: 0197585280
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 5th, 2022
Pages: 624
Language: English