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- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 34.99
Addiction destroys lives. In The Addicted Brain, leading neuroscientist Michael Kuhar, Ph.D., explains how and why this happens?and presents advances in drug addiction treatment and prevention. Using breathtaking brain imagery and other research, Kuhar shows the powerful, long-term brain changes that drugs can cause, revealing why it can be so difficult... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 17.99
The third edition of this successful Facts title was authored by the late Dr Donald W. Goodwin, who wrote with a unique and engaging style defining alcoholism in very human terms. Although much of Dr Goodwin's assessments of alcoholism still hold true today, a great deal of progress has been made in the quest to better understand the underlying... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
In the 1970s it seemed infectious diseases had been conquered, but today global epidemics seem to pose a new, more sinister, threat. This fascinating study explores these new infectious diseases, such as Swine Flu, SARS and AIDS, and the re-emergence of old threats, and discusses their role in society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00
The annual economic burden of alcohol abuse in the United States is staggering, yet the alcoholism treatment industry has been historically plagued by governmental regulations, moral crusades, advocacy of specific treatment approaches, and a lack of marketing knowledge. Here is the first focused set of research on the marketing of alcoholism treatment... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry?and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate America. AA has become so infused in our society that it is practically synonymous with addiction recovery. Yet the evidence shows that AA has only a 5?10 percent success rate?hardly better than no treatment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
The most revolutionary, humanistic guide to counteracting chemical dependency on the market, Chemical Dependency Treatment: Innovative Group Approaches presents group models of intervention with substance using and chemically dependent clients across the continuum of care. In it, you?ll find strategies that will help you engineer your own effective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Recent years have seen a growth in the numbers of studies of substance abuse and dependence in adolescence, focusing on prevalence, risk factors, comorbidity, course and outcome. At the same time, numerous prevention and intervention strategies have been developed. Substance Abuse and Dependence in Adolescence presents a comprehensive review of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The failure to deal with social-sexual issues may impair the progress of recovery in a chemically dependent individual and his or her family. The failure to deal with sexual compulsivity in intravenous drug abusers may seriously impair our ability to deal with AIDS. The failure to deal with chemical dependence may render family therapy ineffective... 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...