Rethinking Substance Abuse What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do about It
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Description: In this book leading experts describe what treatment and prevention would look like if it were based on the best science available.The volume incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioural and social-environmental perspectives and summarizes current thinking on the nature and causes of these problems.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $81.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 2/15/2006
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|Defining and Addressing the Problem|
|The Forest and the Trees: Addiction as a Complex Self-Organizing System|
|The Neurobiology of Addiction: A Hedonic Calvinist View|
|What Can Human Brain Imaging Tell Us about Vulnerability to Addiction and to Relapse?|
|Genetics of Substance Use Disorders|
|Natural Change and the Troublesome Use of Substances: A Life-Course Perspective|
|Developmental Perspectives on the Risk for Developing Substance Abuse Problems|
|Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders|
|Motivational Factors in Addictive Behaviors|
|Racial and Gender Differences in Substance Abuse: What Should Communities Do about Them?|
|Family and Other Close Relationships|
|Social Contexts and Substance Use|
|Ethnography and Applied Substance Misuse Research: Anthropological and Cross-Cultural Factors|
|Behavioral Therapies: The Glass Would Be Half Full If Only We Had a Glass|
|Pharmacotherapy of Addictive Disorders|
|Religion, Spirituality, and the Troublesome Use of Substances|
|What We Need Is a System: Creating a Responsive and Effective Substance Abuse Treatment System|
|Drawing the Science Together: Ten Principles, Ten Recommendations|