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  • Symptoms and Signs of Substance Misuse, Third Editionby Margaret Stark; Jason Payne-James; Michael Scott-Ham

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    The misuse of both legally prescribed and illegally supplied drugs is now so widespread that it affects, either directly or indirectly, a high proportion of the population, impacting many areas of daily life. There are few countries that are not touched by some aspect of substance misuse and the consequences for individuals, families and the wider... more...

  • Transforming Addictionby Lorraine Greaves; Nancy Poole; Ellexis Boyle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Choice Highly Recommended Read Addiction is a complex problem that requires more nuanced responses. Transforming Addiction advances addictions research and treatment by promoting transdisciplinary collaboration, the integration of sex and gender, and issues of trauma and mental health. The authors demonstrate these shifts and offer a range of... more...

  • Addictionby Shahram Heshmat

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according with their long-term goals. A better understanding... more...

  • Clearing the Hazeby M.D. Christian Thurstone; Christine Tatum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    Clearing the Haze shows parents the warning signs of teen addiction, and offers information about prevention methods and treatment options. Offering firsthand accounts from former addicts, parents, and professionals, this work highlights the problems of teen addiction and provides guidance for those affected. more...

  • WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependenceby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    This report presents the recommendations of the thirty-sixth WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD). The ECDD is responsible for the assessment of therapeutic usefulness the liability to abuse and dependence and the public health and social harm of each substance under review. After receiving the advice from the Expert Committee to schedule... more...

  • The Road-Shaped Heartby Nick Purdon

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2011; US$ 4.99

    "an intimate journey of self-reflection...sensitive, sincere, and skillful" --Sherry Quan Lee, author of Chinese Blackbird About the Author Nick Purdon was born in 1976 in East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. After a few moves around the country, his family settled in the Weste more...

  • A Proposed Treatment Connection for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)by Ashley Doyle

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 3.99

    A large percentage of the population experiences some type of trauma in their lifetime; however, they don't all develop a diagnosable disorder. Even though no research can definitively predict what types of traumas will elicit a diagnosable disorder, there has been some indication as to who is more at risk for the development of trauma-re more...

  • Sexual Addiction and Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR)by Kadie McCourt

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 3.99

    "Sexual addiction is strongly anchored in shame and trauma. Research conducted over the past fifteen years has consistently shown the prevalence of emotional, physical and sexual abuse in this population" (Cox & Howard, 2007, p. 1). As well, there is also high co-morbidity of sexual addiction with other addictive disorders. An additional more...

  • Substance Dependency, PTSD and Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) in South Africaby Elca Erlank

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2013; US$ 3.49

    This article briefly reflects the extent to which substance dependency and traumatic events, which may lead to a diagnosis of a post-traumatic stress disorder, are becoming a feature of life all over South Africa. Many social workers are familiar with current evidence-based approaches and are skilled at adapting them to local cultur more...

  • Alcohol, Drugs and Medication in Pregnancyby Philip M Preece; Edward P Riley

    Mac Keith Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    This evidence-based book covers the consequences of infant exposure to intrauterine chemicals (a range of drugs and alcohol that are potentially neuroactive, including medicinal drugs e.g. antiepileptics, antidepressants and antipsychotics, as well as alcohol, opiates, cannabis and tobacco). more...