Cocaine by Sarah Lennard-Brown
  

Synopsis

Cocaine by Sarah Lennard-Brown

Scheduled as a class A drug in the UK, cocaine is a drug closely associated with crime and violence. This book looks at the history of cocaine around the world, what it is made from, and how it is taken. It also explores the effects of cocaine on the mind and body, such as paranoia, heart disease and severe depression. A chapter of the book explores how cocaine users and addicts are treated, explaining methods such as group support and therapy. With photos, case studies, glossary, resource section and index.

About the Author

Sarah Lennard-Brown has spent many years as a nurse, counsellor and health educator. She now works as a writer and magazine editor.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Sarah Lennard-Brown
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

25th June 2009

ISBN

9780750244862


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