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- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 44.95
The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gambling is the first volume in the four-volume The Gambling Theory and Research Series. Author Mikal Aasved felt a need to fill what he perceived to be a lack of background sources or reviews of literature pertaining to gambling theory and research. This series will present major findings of leading researchers... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 64.95
This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 49.50
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is an increasing problem that all clinicians have to deal with. This Cochrane Handbook of Alcohol and Drug Misuse serves as a concise guide to the evidence base for relevant interventions, highlighting the key points of Cochrane reviews for the busy practitioner. It covers a wide range of pharmacological and psychosocial... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 54.99
This book is a first major attempt to examine what might be involved in consistently applying social understandings to addictions. Traditional approaches are dominated by what the book refers to as ???particle??? perspectives in which the focus narrows down to the person experiencing the addiction. Despite decades of research and development, particle-derived... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 36.95
This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care. The contributors describe the use of altered states and their therapeutic potential, providing examples from different settings. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 34.95
This research-based, practical book demonstrates how music and music therapy can be applied in a variety of treatment settings to bring about therapeutic change. This book will be of interest to music therapists, substance abuse counsellors and anybody else interested in the relationship between music and addiction and the therapeutic use of music. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.50
This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ?recreational? drug use. This new edition revisits these original... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2007; US$ 109.95
Khat. A harmless natural stimulant or a lethal epidemic sweeping through the international drugs trade? The authors go behind the veil of the drug, questioning its availability and its effect on its Red Sea producers. With case studies from Djibouti to Rome, it explores contemporary issues relating to globalization, ethnicity and culture. more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 34.99
Internalized homophobia, alienation, poor support structures, and high levels of depression all contribute to substance abuse among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, with social activity at bars and clubs reinforcing addictive behavior. The threat of bias in treatment programs also prevents many from seeking help. An essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95
Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2009 Traditional distinctions between the experiences of women and men are breaking down and being reconfigured in new, more complex ways. The long-established life expectancy gap between men and women appears to be closing in many affluent societies. Many men appear to be far... more...