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Additction Studies E-books
The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine by
Publication Date: 2014-06-13
In the midst of an addiction epidemic, this newly updated edition of The American Society of Addiction Medicine Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition is the sought-after text every addiction researcher and care provider needs.
Nicotine Addiction by
Publication Date: 2012-08-01
Smoking tobacco presents serious social problems with major impacts on public health. It is estimated that 25-30% of the general population in western countries are currently smoking. Tobacco use is the major preventable cause of death in the United States, responsible for more than 400,000 deaths annually.
Addiction and Responsibility by
Publication Date: 2011-05-13
The intertwining of addiction and responsibility in personal, philosophical, legal, research, and clinical contexts. Addictive behavior threatens not just the addict's happiness and health but also the welfare and well-being of others.
Critical Perspectives on Addiction by
Publication Date: 2012-10-26
Our understandings of addiction are rapidly changing. New technologies and biomedical treatments are reconfiguring addiction as a brain disease, and the concept of "addiction" is expanding to cover an ever widening array of substances and behaviours, from food to shopping.
Substance Abuse, Assessment and Addiction by
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
Substance dependence, or addiction, is a relapsing disorder characterised by the loss of control of drug or alcohol intake, or a compulsion to take the substance, associated with the appearance of a withdrawal syndrome after a discontinuation of its long-term use.
Breaking the Addiction to Process by
Publication Date: 2011-04-05
Breaking the Addiction to Process will give you a clear understanding of the way Agile works and how it can improve your business practices. It explains how Agile will help you to improve your relationships with your customers, to work more efficiently with your colleagues and to develop more streamlined and successful working practices, saving you time and money.
Social Work and Drug Use by
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
This book provides a comprehensive and practical account of this important area of health and social care and provides a basis for social workers to develop a rounded approach to their practice with drug and alcohol users.
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
The cannabis sativa plant, more commonly known as marijuana, has been used medicinally for millenia and continues to play a significant role in medical treatment today. This book presents topical research in the study of marijuana; its uses, effects and legal issues.
The Methamphetamine Industry in America by
Publication Date: 2014-07-31
Galax, a small Virginia town at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, was one of the first places that Henry H. Brownstein, Timothy M. Mulcahy, and Johannes Huessy visited for their study of the social dynamics of methamphetamine markets--and what they found changed everything.
Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery by
Publication Date: 2008-11-12
Substance abuse is one of the most frequent and serious problems encountered by human service workers, criminal justice professionals, and clinicians. Unfortunately, many professionals in these fields receive little, if any, formal training about this problem. Our planned encyclopedia presents state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications in A-to-Z format.
Gestalt Therapy for Addictive and Self-Medicating Behaviors by
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
This volume describes the most current gestalt approaches to treating substance abuse and other self-medicating behaviors by a leading practitioner and scholar in the field. It is based on the gestalt view of the self-medicating dynamic as one of pattern repetition and difficulty overcoming rigid patterns of response to sensory experience and life's routine demands. The book provides a practical model for helping clients with the gamut of self-medicating behaviors-substance and alcohol abuse, overeating, gambling, overworking, rage, and others-and describes a recovery program as a system created to change one's lifestyle over time through the development of disciplines that ultimately shape one's life.