Concepts of Chemical Dependency / Edition 6

Concepts of Chemical Dependency / Edition 6

by Harold E. Doweiko
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495083690

ISBN-13: 9780495083696

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the current explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. Doweiko offers detailed coverage of the most commonly abused chemicals and their effects, covering a single facet of a drug or alcohol problem in each focused chapter.
This text is the most

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This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the current explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. Doweiko offers detailed coverage of the most commonly abused chemicals and their effects, covering a single facet of a drug or alcohol problem in each focused chapter.
This text is the most thorough and comprehensive text on the market providing students with information on substances as well as clinical guidelines and strategies for working with clients. Doweiko covers topics frequently left out of other books, such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. In addition, you'll find in-depth coverage of such topics as the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics.

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ISBN-13:
9780495083696
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Why Worry About Recreational Chemical Use in the United States? 2. What Do We Mean When We Say Substance Abuse and Addiction? 3. The Medical Model of Chemical Addiction. 4. Are People Predestined to Become Addicted to Chemicals? 5. Addiction as a Disease of the Human Spirit. 6. An Introduction to Pharmacology. 7. An Introduction to Alcohol. 8. Chronic Alcohol Abuse/Addiction. 9. Abuse and Addiction to the Barbiturates and Barbiturate-Like Drugs. 10. Abuse & Addiction to Benzodiazepines and Similar Agents. 11. Abuse and Addiction to Amphetamines and CNS Stimulants. 12. Cocaine. 13. Marijuana Abuse & Addiction. 14. Opiate Abuse & Addiction. 15. Hallucinogen Abuse & Addiction. 16. Abuse of and Addiction to the Inhalants and Aerosols. 17. The Unrecognized Problem of Steroid Abuse/Addiction. 18. The Over-the-Counter Analgesics. 19. Tobacco Products and Nicotine Addiction. 20. Chemicals and the Neonate: The Consequences of Drug Abuse During Pregnancy. 21. The Hidden Faces of Chemical Dependency. 22. The Dual Diagnosis Client: Chemical Addiction and Mental Illness. 23. Chemical Abuse by Children and Adolescents. 24. Codependency and Enabling. 25. Addiction and the Family. 26. The Evaluation of Substance Abuse Problems. 27. The Process of Intervention. 28. Treatment of Chemical Dependency. 29. Treatment Formats for Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation. 30. The Process of Recovery. 31. Problems Frequently Encountered in the Treatment of Chemical Dependency. 32. Pharmacological Intervention Tactics and Substance Abuse. 33. Substance Abuse/Addiction and Infectious Disease. 34. Self Help Groups. 35. Crime and Drug Use. Appendices. Glossary. References.

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