Interventions for Amphetamine Misuse

Interventions for Amphetamine Misuse

by Richard Pates
     
 

Interventions for Amphetamine Misuse is a practical guide for health professionals working in the field. It details the physical and psychological problems associated with the drug's abuse, provides a detailed and evidence-based assessment of the interventions currently in use worldwide, and offers an historical and cultural overview. The book includes

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Overview

Interventions for Amphetamine Misuse is a practical guide for health professionals working in the field. It details the physical and psychological problems associated with the drug's abuse, provides a detailed and evidence-based assessment of the interventions currently in use worldwide, and offers an historical and cultural overview. The book includes detailed case studies to illustrate the experiences of a wide range of countries including the UK, Japan, Australia, Thailand, and the USA with the aim of drawing together the evidence and reaching a consensus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405175586
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/08/2009
Series:
Addiction Press Series, #7
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Pates is a consultant clinical psychologist and clinical director of the Addiction services for Cardiff and vale NHS Trust. He has worked in the field for nearly 20 years and has extensive experience of treating people with amphetamine problems. His research interests include the treatment of amphetamine problems and aspects of injecting. He is also editor of The Journal of Substance Use.

Diane Riley is the Director of the Harm Reduction Network, a policy analyst with the Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy and the International Harm Reduction Association, and a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada.

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