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Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs

A Guide for the Family

by Robert L. DuPont

  • 47 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Life Stages - Adolescence - Drugs/Drinking,
  • Alcoholism (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Drug-Use Education,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Youth,
  • Psychology,
  • United States,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Drug use

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8134571M
    ISBN 100880480467
    ISBN 109780880480468

    gateway drug meaning: 1. a drug whose use may make it more likely that someone uses other, more dangerous, drugs: 2. Learn more.   There is a lot of debate about whether marijuana is actually a harmful drug and whether it does act as a gateway to more "hard" drugs like cocaine, heroin, and more. And with million new users.

      3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of. The concept of a gateway drug is not new. Most people have heard of the idea but may not know which substances qualify as gateway drugs. It is important for everyone to be wary of gateway drugs. Part of this means understanding the risk factors of addiction and the slow progression toward physical. 1. Author(s): DuPont,Robert L, Title(s): Getting tough on gateway drugs: a guide for the family/ by Robert L. DuPont, Jr. ; with a foreword by Ann Landers.

    Gateway drug effect (alternatively, stepping-stone theory, escalation hypothesis, or progression hypothesis) is a comprehensive catchphrase for the often observed effect that the use of a psychoactive drug is coupled to an increased probability of the use of further drugs. Possible causes are biological alterations in the brain due to the earlier drug and similar attitudes of . His book, Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family, first popularized the theory. Another prominent supporter of the 'Gateway drug' argument is Denise Kandel, who recently published Stages and Pathways of Drug Involvement: Examining the Gateway Hypothesis.


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Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs by Robert L. DuPont Download PDF EPUB FB2

Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family 1st Edition by Robert L. Dupont (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: User Review - Flag as inappropriate The person who wrote this book did not understand his patients when doing substance trials on them. He thinks that certain drugs are gateway drugs but its all about the person and the particular persons personality. People can control themselves for example look at alcohol/5(4).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Get this from a library. Getting tough on gateway drugs: a guide for the family. [Robert L DuPont]. A heavy-duty update on teenage drug use&#;by the former director of the White House Special Action Office on Drug Abuse&#;that raises major new points.

DuPont focuses on what he calls the ""gateway"" drugs&#;marijuana, alcohol, cocaine&#;and, from a detailed review of recent research, concludes: ""Beginning drug use is virtually limited to the.

Robert L. DuPont, Jr, MD, made the term “gateway drug” famous in his book Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: a Guide for the Family. DuPont observed that youths at his clinic often engaged in alcohol and tobacco use before proceeding on to marijuana use.

The former National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) director and author of the book Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs took to the New York Times this. A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory. coined the term gateway drug in his book, “Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family.” Part of the appeal of the theory is it Author: Douglas Quenqua.

Alcohol, marijuana and cocaine are very dangerous drugs because they're mistakenly thought to be harmless and easily controlled, says Dr. Robert. Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family. (American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC.) Golub, A. and Johnson, B. "The shifting importance of alcohol and marijuana as gateway substances among serious drug users," Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 55, Jessor, R.

Gateway Drug Theory. Gateway drugs are substances that, when consumed, give way to harder, more dangerous drugs. These milder substances, such as nicotine or alcohol, are believed to open the door to drugs such as meth, heroin and cocaine, which can lead to addiction.

Marijuana, alcohol, nicotine and other gateway drugs boost dopamine levels, which increases pleasure. Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs A Guide for The Family I found this book to be a very thorough and educational account of the problem of opiate addiction and heroin addiction in this country.

Drawing on her own personal experiences with addiction and recovery, Adams provides a lot of information that is easy to understand intertwined with. A Comeback for the Gateway Drug Theory?“All you can say is there is an association between the use of these drugs, and there tends to be a sequence.”But those sorts of distinctions went up in smoke once Robert L.

Dupont, a former White House drug czarand director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, coined the term gateway drug in his book. He has written more than three hundred professional articles and fifteen books including Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family, A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to Twelve.

In he authored his most recent book, Chemical Slavery: Understanding Addiction and Stopping the Drug Epidemic. His other books include The Selfish Brain: Learning from Addiction, A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to Twelve-Step Programs, and Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family.

A more balanced and practical view for parents facing these questions is Robert DuPont's Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs (p. ), while Stephen J. Levy's Managing the ""Drugs"" in Your Life () will help a family establish an overall frame of reference.

Honestly, I think pound-for-pound, story-for-story Nicholson is a better horror writer than Stephen King. I'm a huge King fanthe very last person in the world to trash talk himbut the stories in Gateway Drug turned me into an even bigger Nicholson fan. The way Nicholson uses language is mesmerizing and his stories vary from hilariously sick (sickly hilarious?) to /5.

But those sorts of distinctions went up in smoke once Robert L. Dupont, a former White House drug czar and director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, coined the term gateway drug in his book, “Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family.”.

Gateway Drugs, Los Angeles, California. 5K likes. Liv, Gabe, Noa, James [email protected]: K. gateway drug: Substance abuse Any drug or addictive subtance–eg, nicotine and alcohol, that may be abused, and is allegedly linked to subsequent abuse of illicit 'soft' drugs–eg, marijuana and/or 'hard' drugs–eg, cocaine and heroin.

See Glue sniffing, Hard drug, 'White-out. The American Psychiatric Press, Inc. has recently published his books, Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family and A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to Twelve-Step Addiction, was published by the American Psychiatric Press in   Gateway drug 1.

Gateway drug Andy Choy 2. Definition 'Gateway drug' refers to a drug or other ingested substance, such as alcohol or marijuana, whose habitual use is thought to lead to the use of very addictive and dangerous drugs such as cocaine and heroin.We can give a clear signal to Americans of all ages,races, and social classes: Using illicit drugs is incompatible with work.

Random drug testing in the workplace is the best way to make this point. REFERENCES. DuPont, R.L. (). Getting Tough on Gateway Drugs: A Guide for the Family.

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