Synthetic anabolic steroids frequent the headlines as drugs abused by athletes for performance enhancement. Ironically, these drugs were originally developed for medical treatment. Steroids examines the history, use, and health effects of these controversial drugs, along with issues regarding drug testing, dependence, and abuse prevention.
"These titles in the Drug Education Library offer a detailed, well-sourced portrait of the medical, legal, historical, and societal aspects of the drug use in America. The texts, supported by helpful source notes and a bibliography, are clearly organized and have a slightly academic tone that makes them most useful for debaters and report writers."
-- Booklist (June 2002)
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