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- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 16.00
Fifteen million Americans a year are plagued with alcoholism. Five million of them are women. Many of them, like Caroline Knapp, started in their early teens and began to use alcohol as "liquid armor," a way to protect themselves against the difficult realities of life. In this extraordinarily candid and revealing memoir, Knapp offers important insights... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 25.00
From an award-winning poet comes this riveting, gorgeous memoir about a young runaway, the trauma that haunted her as an adult, and the friendship with a horse that finally set her free. When she was eleven years old, Rita began to run away. Her father?s violence and her mother?s hostility drove her out of the house and into the streets in search... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
An effective treatment to help those with addictions Victims of drug addiction, chronic illness, and mental illness all too often are overwhelmed with the affliction called hopelessness. Oxford Houses succeed because their substance abuse treatment approach instills the most powerful medicine?hope for recovery. Rescued Lives: The Oxford House... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Here in one volume is a compilation of cutting-edge research in the field of drug abuse research with specific ethnic-minority groups. This book suggests effective ways to conduct research and enhance research opportunities with such groups. Ethnic and Multicultural Drug Abuse includes summaries of ethnic-minority drug abuse literature and identifies... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 19.95
For most women, sexually addictive and sexually codependent behavior are intertwined. Sexually codependent behavior reflects basic female conditioning in our society?we are taught that a woman's power is in her sexuality, yet her sexuality is often controlled by men. Thus, sex can easily become a basic form of barter: it is the price many women... more...
- European Respiratory Society Journals 2008; US$ 80.00
Smoking has been practised for more than 7,000 years and is today the most common form of drug abuse worldwide. The use of tobacco seems to have started in South America and was brought to Europe in the 16th century and was, after that, spread out into most major societies within the next 100 years. Today, there are more than one billion smokers worldwide.... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 199.00
The purpose of this book is to review our state of knowledge about the neurobehavioral and psychosocial processes involved in behavioral inhibitory processes and to provide an insight into how these basic research findings may be translated into the practice of drug abuse prevention interventions. Over the last decade, there has been a wealth of information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
Achievement and Addiction strives to answer those difficult questions, and, in so doing, to provide mental health professionals with the expertise necessary successfully to guide this unique population on their journey toward recovery. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Alcohol can be an item of diet, a medicine, sometimes an element in religious ritual. It is a valued object for the connoisseur, a traded commodity and a symbol of national pride (wine for instance in France, whisky in Scotland). The range of social and medical problems associated with alcohol and the history of related treatment methods (including... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
Addiction is costly on many levels to the individuals affected, their families and society as a whole, but science may soon be able to offer treatment options to make the road to recovery a little smoother. In this eBook, From Abuse to Recovery: Understanding Addiction, we tackle the many facets of this complex issue. First, we investigate why and... more...