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  • Exploring Internet Gamblingby Sally Gainsbury; Alex Blaszczynski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Internet gambling has emerged as the most radical change to gambling in recent years. Interactive gambling opportunities using computers and wireless devices have transformed the ways in which players engage in gambling. The technological advances that have allowed gambling to expand across physical borders and beyond venues has had a profound impact... more...

  • Nicotineby Gregor Hens; Jen Calleja; Will Self

    Other Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    By turns philosophical and darkly comic, an ex-smoker's meditation on the nature and consequences of his nearly lifelong addiction   Written with the passion of an obsessive, Nicotine addresses a lifelong addiction, from the thrill of the first drag to the perennial last last cigarette. Reflecting on his experiences as a smoker from a young... more...

  • Cravingsby Judy Collins

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 26.00

    A no-holds-barred account of folk legend Judy Collins's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution. Since childhood Judy Collins has had a tumultuous, fraught relationship with food. Her issues with overeating nearly claimed her career and her life. For decades she thought she simply lacked self-discipline.... more...

  • Addiction Medicineby John B. Saunders; Katherine M. Conigrave; Noeline C. Latt; David J. Nutt; E. Jane Marshall; Walter Ling; Susumu Higuchi

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 66.99 US$ 60.29

    An evidence-based, concise and practical guide to the management of people with substance use disorders. Addiction Medicine, Second Edition, covers specific types of psychoactive substance and treatment options, focusing on specific groups placing addiction medicine within the broad professional and legal context. more...

  • Drunksby Christopher M. Finan

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present day Today, millions of Americans are struggling with alcoholism, but millions are also in long-term recovery. Alcoholics Anonymous and a growing number of recovery organizations are providing support for alcoholics who will face the danger of relapse... more...

  • The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviourby Ilana Belle Glass

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    International in its scope and multidisciplinary in its approach, The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour , originally published in 1991, set a new agenda in the addictions field. This volume brings together the full variety of scientific approaches to addiction behaviour. It broke new ground by highlighting the links between clinical... more...

  • Addiction and Brain Damageby Derek Richter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    Originally published in 1980, recent research had produced new insights into how, at the biochemical level, alcohol and other drugs of abuse can impair metabolic and neuropsychiatric functions. Epidemiological studies were also demonstrating that even moderate drinking or drug abuse can produce significant brain damage. This book draws together... more...

  • Double Jeopardyby Anthony F. Lehman; Lisa Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    Originally published in 1995, this title provides a practical examination of the problems of substance abuse and abuse among persons with chronic mental disorders. Epidemiologic, diagnostic, and treatment issues are examined, as well as the problems of special populations and systems issues. This book will be of interest to practising clinicians in... more...

  • Moonshine Marketsby Alan Haworth; Ronald Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    This text reports on patterns of consumption of non-branded alcohol in seven countries: Brazil, India, Mexico, Russia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Using local consultants, investigators interviewed families in each country, in both rural and urban areas, on the subject of their drinking habits over a thirty-day period giving specific attention to... more...

  • Resolving Patient Ambivalenceby Ann Fields

    Electronic & Database Publishing, Inc. 2006; US$ 18.95

    This motivational interviewing intervention has broad application for all health care providers, medical social workers, educators and other human service practitioners. It allows for the facilitation and implementation of motivational interviewing strategies within five group sessions. This group process and approach elicits and effects positive change... more...