Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do about It / Edition 1

Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do about It / Edition 1

by William R. Miller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572302313

ISBN-13: 9781572302310

Pub. Date: 02/24/2006

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

While knowledge on substance abuse and addictions is expanding rapidly, clinical practice still lags behind. This state-of-the-art book brings together leading experts to describe what treatment and prevention would look like if it were based on the best science available. The volume incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and

Overview

While knowledge on substance abuse and addictions is expanding rapidly, clinical practice still lags behind. This state-of-the-art book brings together leading experts to describe what treatment and prevention would look like if it were based on the best science available. The volume incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and social-environmental perspectives. Tightly edited chapters summarize current thinking on the nature and causes of alcohol and other drug problems; discuss what works at the individual, family, and societal levels; and offer robust principles for developing more effective, humane treatments and services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572302310
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/24/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. Defining and Addressing the Problem, Kathleen M. Carroll and William R. Miller
2. The Forest and the Trees: Addiction as a Complex Self-Organizing System, Warren K. Bickel and Marc N. Potenza
II. Biological Factors
3. The Neurobiology of Addiction: A Hedonic Calvinist View, George F. Koob
4. What Can Human Brain Imaging Tell Us about Vulnerability to Addiction and to Relapse?, Anna Rose Childress
5. Genetics of Substance Use Disorders, Deborah Hasin, Mark Hatzenbuehler, and Rachel Waxman
III. Psychological Factors
6. Natural Change and the Troublesome Use of Substances: A Life-Course Perspective, Carlo C. DiClemente
7. Developmental Perspectives on the Risk for Developing Substance Abuse Problems, Victor M. Hesselbrock and Michie N. Hesselbrock
8. Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders, Kim T. Mueser, Robert E. Drake, Win Turner, and Mark McGovern
9. Motivational Factors in Addictive Behaviors, William R. Miller
IV. Social Factors
10. Racial and Gender Differences in Substance Abuse: What Should Communities Do about Them?, Harold D. Holder
11. Family and Other Close Relationships, Barbara S. McCrady
12. Social Contexts and Substance Use, Rudolf H. Moos
13. Ethnography and Applied Substance Misuse Research: Anthropological and Cross-Cultural Factors, Robert G. Carlson
V. Interventions
14. Behavioral Therapies: The Glass Would Be Half Full If Only We Had a Glass, Kathleen M. Carroll and Bruce J. Rounsaville
15. Pharmacotherapy of Addictive Disorders, Stephanie S. O'Malley and Thomas R. Kosten
16. Religion, Spirituality, and the Troublesome Use of Substances, Keith Humphreys and Elizabeth Gifford
17. What We Need Is a System: Creating a Responsive and Effective Substance Abuse Treatment System, A. Thomas McLellan
18. Drawing the Science Together: Ten Principles, Ten Recommendations, William R. Miller and Kathleen M. Carroll

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