Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

by David McDowell, Henry I. Spitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0876308892

ISBN-13: 9780876308899

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Designed as a 'one-stop shopping' tool for anyone interested in or affected by substance abuse, this book provides detailed discussions that include the history, chemistry, biology, epidemiology, and salient characteristics of the most important and prevalent abused substances.

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Designed as a 'one-stop shopping' tool for anyone interested in or affected by substance abuse, this book provides detailed discussions that include the history, chemistry, biology, epidemiology, and salient characteristics of the most important and prevalent abused substances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876308899
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introductory Principles. The Language of Substance Abuse. Historical Perspectives. Neurobiology of Addiction. Neurobiology of Addiction. Physiology of Addiction. Genetic Factors. Epidemiology of Substance Abuse. Part II. Major Substances of Abuse. Alcohol. Hallucinogens. Club Drugs - MDMA (Ecstasy), Ketamine, GHB, and Rohypnol. Marijuana. Nicotine. Opioids. Simulants. Part III. Evaluation and Early Treatment. The Initial Interview and Screening. The Emergency Management of Acute Drug Intoxication. The Evoluation From Addiction to Recovery.Part IV. Psychosocial Treatment Approaches to Substance Abuse. The Intervention. Hospitalization. Individual Psychotherapy for Substance Abuse. Twelve Step Programs. Group Psychotherapy. Family Therapy. Network Therapy. The Therapeutic Community. Part V. Pharmacology and Medical Model Treatments. Pharmacological Treatments of Substance Abuse. Co-morbidity. Part V. Policy Issues. Drugs in the Workplace. Drugs and the Law. Prevention and Education. Part VII. Special Populations and Special Considerations. Children of Substance Abusers. Adolescents. The Elderly. The Co-Dependent Relationship. Gay and Lesbian People. The Health Care Professional. Women's Issues. Part VIII. Common Questions About Substance Abuse.

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