Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Special Populations / Edition 1 by Gary W. Lawson, Ann W. Lawson | | 9780834200074 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Special Populations / Edition 1

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Special Populations / Edition 1

by Gary W. Lawson, Ann W. Lawson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834200074

ISBN-13: 9780834200074

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

Edited by leading authorities in the field, this comprehensive guide to the treatment of substance abuse and alcoholism in high—risk populations provides specific guidelines for assessing patterns of alcohol and substance abuse and outlines different therapeutic approaches to treatment and prevention appropriate to each high—risk situation.

Overview

Edited by leading authorities in the field, this comprehensive guide to the treatment of substance abuse and alcoholism in high—risk populations provides specific guidelines for assessing patterns of alcohol and substance abuse and outlines different therapeutic approaches to treatment and prevention appropriate to each high—risk situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834200074
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Edition description:
New Edition Due 04/2001
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: A Rationale for Planning Treatment and Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse for Specific Populations * Alcoholism in Women: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention * Substance Abuse and Psychopharmacology: The Special Population of the Dual-Diagnosis Patient * Alcoholism, Drugs, and the Disabled * Substance Abuse Problems of the Elderly: Considerations for Treatment and Prevention * Alcoholism in the Black Community * Substance Abuse and the Physician * Special Issues of Adult Children of Alcoholics * Treatment of the Gay or Lesbian Alcoholic * The Hispanic Chemically Dependent Client: Considerations for Diagnosis and Treatment * Adolescence: A Physiological, Cultural, and Psychological No Man� s Land * Treatment and Prevention of Alcoholism in the Native American Family * Alcoholism and Abuse: The Twin Family Secrets * Indigent Alcoholics on Skid Row * Chemical Dependency and Treatment of the Professional Athlete * Treatment and Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in the Military

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