Chemical Dependency A Systems Approach
Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This well-respected text on substance abuse takes a comprehensive look at chemical dependency, covering the most recent issues in the areas of epidemiology, etiology, substance abuse policy, and treatment. Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach, Third Edition, looks at substance abuse from a systems perspective, making it particularly appropriate for social work students who are accustomed to a person-in-environment approach. The text presents all major theories of addiction, as well as the major physiological and psychological results of substance abuse, including fetal alcohol syndrome. Coverage of the latest developments in treatment and research incorporates the most recent findings on genetic causes of alcoholism. This edition includes an up-to-date discussion of the most recent trends in designer drugs to help explain the considerable frequency of changes in which drug use patterns occur.
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List price: $116.80
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2004
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Definitions and Epidemiology of Substance Use, Abuse, and Disorders|
|The Etiology of Addiction|
|The Brain Biology of Drug Abuse and Addiction|
|The Physiological and Behavioral Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse|
|Screening, Diagnosis, Assessment, and Referral|
|Treatment: The System of Care|
|Preventing Alcohol and Drug Problems|
|Regulating Drugs and Their Consequences|
|Treating Substance-Abusing Youth|
|Family Systems and Chemical Dependency|
|Ethnicity, Culture, and Substance Substance Use Disorders|
|Substance Abuse Treatment with Sexual Minorities|
|Substance Use Disorders and Co-occurring Disabilities|
|Alcohol and Drug Use Among Elders|
|Gender and Drugs: Fact, Fiction, and Unanswered Questions|
|Chemical Dependency: Current Issues and Future Prospects|