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Substance Abuse Disorders Evidence and Experience

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ISBN-10: 047074510X

ISBN-13: 9780470745106

Edition: 2010

Authors: Hamid Ghodse, Helen Herrman, Norman Sartorius, Mario Maj

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List price: $69.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 2/4/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 324
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Hamid Ghodse is Professor of Psychiatry and International Drug Policy at St George's Hospital Medical School. He has been President of the International Narcotics Control Board since 2004, and a member of the board since 1992. Director of the International Centre for Drug Policy (UN) in Vienna. Editor of many books on addiction. He was appointed as inaugural Chair of the International Health Advisory Board in the UK in November 2009.#60;p#62;Helen Herrman is Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne. She has been Secretary of Publications for the World Psychiatric Association since 2005 She is also Regional Vice-President Oceania, World Federation for Mental Health, and Vice-President of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology.#60;p#62;Mario Maj is President of the World Psychiatric Association. Formerly he has been President of the Italian Psychiatric Association (since 2000); President of the Italian Society of Biological Psychiatry (since 1990); Secretary-General of the Association of European Psychiatrists (2001-2002); President of the Association of European Psychiatrists (2002). #60;p#62;Norman Sartorius is President of the International Association for the Promotion of Mental Health Programmes. Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and of the American College of Psychiatry; Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Mental Health and a member of the WPA Council.#60;table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="left" hspace="0" vspace="0"#62;#60;tr#62;#60;td valign="top" align="left" bgcolor="transparent"#62;#60;p#62;#60;/td#62;#60;/tr#62;#60;/table#62;

List of Contributors
Preface
Drugs
Epidemiology of Drug Abuse: A Global Overview
Drug Abuse: Prevention
Drug Abuse: Treatment and Management
Commentaries
Measuring, Preventing and Treating Global Drug Abuse
Epidemiology, Treatment and Prevention of Addictive Disorders
The Global Challenge of Illegal Drugs
Drug Misuse - Lessons Learned Through the Modern Science
An Integrated Approach to Drug-Abuse Treatment: The Role of Prevention
Informing the Field of Substance Misuse: Progress and Challenges
Alcohol
Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse: Extent and Nature of the Problem
The Prevention of Alcohol Problems
Alcohol-Use Disorders - Treatment and Management
Commentaries
Perverse Interpretation of Evidence in Alcohol Policy
Implementing the Evidence Base
Further Insights into the Burden of Alcohol Use on Mental Illness
Alcohol Issues-What Next?
The Evolving Global Burden of Disease from Alcohol
A Timely Review of Alcohol Related Disorders
Tobacco
Epidemiology of Tobacco Use
Tobacco Use: Prevention
Tobacco Abuse: Treatment and Management
Commentaries
Challenges in Reducing the Disease Burden of Tobacco Smoking
Public Health and Tobacco Use
Decreasing the Health Hazards of Tobacco: Necessary and Possible, But not Easy
A Overcoming State Addiction to Tobacco Industry
The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: The Importance of Article 14
Comments Regarding Epidemiology of Tobacco Use, Tobacco Use: Prevention and Tobacco Abuse: Treatment and Management
Index