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  • Opiate Receptors, Neurotransmitters, and Drug Dependenceby Barry Stimmel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Experts address the role of neuromodulators and opiate receptors in alcohol and drug dependence. They present innovative research techniques, new discoveries, and possible clinical correlates that allow for a much greater understanding of the clinical phenomena surrounding alcohol and narcotic use. Included in this thought-provoking volume are a comprehensive... more...

  • Rescued Livesby Leonard A. Jason; Bradley D. Olson; Karen J. Foli

    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...

  • Blackoutby Sarah Hepola

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 10.99

    A raw, vivid and ultimately uplifting memoir of addiction and recovery from the Salon.com personal essays editor, in the spirit of Drinking: A Love Story and Wild . For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was 'the gasoline of all adventure'. She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. Drinking felt like... more...

  • Chemical Dependency Counselingby Robert R. Perkinson

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 115.00 US$ 97.75

    Chemical Dependency Counseling is a best-selling comprehensive guide for counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependent and addicted in a variety of treatment settings. The text shows the counselor how to use the best evidence-based treatments available, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy,... more...

  • Improving Substance Abuse Treatmentby Michele J. Eliason

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 39.00 US$ 33.15

    This book is an attempt to bridge the gap between research on substance abuse treatment programs and what actually goes on in the field of substance abuse treatment. It is aimed at both the academic and practitioner market (as is Perkinson) and it clearly describes how to determine what evidence based practice is and it addresses some of the challenges... more...

  • Counseling Addicted Womenby Monique Cohen

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    The result of the combined efforts of staff at a substance abuse treatment center, this book provides practical, hands-on guidance for working with addicted women. With staff and client training exercises at the end of each chapter, this comprehensive guide places particular emphasis on the women and their special needs and concerns. Special issues... more...

  • 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...