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Substance Abuse From Princeples to Practice

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ISBN-10: 0876308892

ISBN-13: 9780876308899

Edition: 1999

Authors: Henry I. Spitz, David McDowell

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An overview of the question of substance abuse is offered in this text. It provides detailed discussions that include the history, chemistry, biology, epidemiology and salient characteristics of the most important substances of abuse.
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introductory Principles
The Language of Substance Abuse
Historical Perspectives
Neurobiology of Addiction
Neurobiology of Addiction
Physiology of Addiction
Genetic Factors
Epidemiology of Substance Abuse
Major Substances of Abuse
Alcohol
Hallucinogens
Club Drugs - MDMA (Ecstasy), Ketamine, GHB, and Rohypnol
Marijuana
Nicotine
Opioids
Simulants
Evaluation and Early Treatment
The Initial Interview and Screening
The Emergency Management of Acute Drug Intoxication
The Evoluation From Addiction to Recovery
Psychosocial Treatment Approaches to Substance Abuse
The Intervention
Hospitalization
Individual Psychotherapy for Substance Abuse
Twelve Step Programs
Group Psychotherapy
Family Therapy
Network Therapy
The Therapeutic Community
Pharmacology and Medical Model Treatments
Pharmacological Treatments of Substance Abuse
Co-morbidity
Policy Issues
Drugs in the Workplace
Drugs and the Law
Prevention and Education
Special Populations and Special Considerations
Children of Substance Abusers
Adolescents
The Elderly
The Co-Dependent Relationship
Gay and Lesbian People
The Health Care Professional
Women's Issues
Common Questions About Substance Abuse