Educating Yourself About Alcohol And Drugs

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Dr. Schuckit - one of the world's leading authorities in the field of drug and alcohol abuse - empowers us to confront the myths, anxieties, and ignorance standing in the way of squarely assessing whether or not a problem exists. Drawing on a wealth of the most up-to-date research available, Dr. Schuckit provides the solid facts needed to answer the pressing questions an abuser must face: How do the various drugs of abuse work on the body and what dangers do they pose? What are the warning signs of a growing ...
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Overview


Dr. Schuckit - one of the world's leading authorities in the field of drug and alcohol abuse - empowers us to confront the myths, anxieties, and ignorance standing in the way of squarely assessing whether or not a problem exists. Drawing on a wealth of the most up-to-date research available, Dr. Schuckit provides the solid facts needed to answer the pressing questions an abuser must face: How do the various drugs of abuse work on the body and what dangers do they pose? What are the warning signs of a growing addiction? Where can help be found for devising the right strategy for recovery?

"A leading authority in the field of substance abuse answers the pressing questions about addiction & recovery, drawing on the latest research in the field...explains how drugs take control & how the user can regain control of his life."

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A guide for people trying to decide if they or a loved one have a problem with drugs or alcohol and considering what might be done about it. The director of two treatment programs explains what drugs are; how they affect the brain; the medical, emotional, and social problems they can cause; and what resources are available to help users stop. An appendix reprints 28 articles that ran between 1988 and 1994 in the Drug Abuse & Alcoholism Newsletter, which the author edits. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306457838
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 0.65 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Marc Alan Schuckit is one of the world's leading authorities in the field of drug and alcohol abuse. He is the author of over 350 scientific publications including the textbook Drug and Alcohol Abuse: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, Fourth Edition (Plenum), which was awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the British Medical Association. Dr. Schuckit is Professor of Psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Director of the Alcohol Research Center, San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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