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  • The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gamblingby Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 44.95

    The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gambling is the first volume in the four-volume The Gambling Theory and Research Series. Author Mikal Aasved felt a need to fill what he perceived to be a lack of background sources or reviews of literature pertaining to gambling theory and research. This series will present major findings of leading researchers... more...

  • The Sociology of Gambling, 2by Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 64.95

    This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of... more...

  • Pandemics, Science and Policyby Sudeepa Abeysinghe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Pandemics, Science and Policy analyses the World Health Organisation's (WHO) management of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Abeysinghe illustrates the ways in which the WHO's account was vulnerable to contestation, and ultimately how uncertain risks can affect policy and action on the global level. more...

  • A Cochrane Handbook of Alcohol and Drug Misuseby Iosief Abraha; Cristina Cusi

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    Addiction to drugs and alcohol is an increasing problem that all clinicians have to deal with. This Cochrane Handbook of Alcohol and Drug Misuse serves as a concise guide to the evidence base for relevant interventions, highlighting the key points of Cochrane reviews for the busy practitioner. It covers a wide range of pharmacological and psychosocial... more...

  • Fragmented Intimacyby Peter J. Adams

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    Here is the first major work to examine the benefits of applying social understanding to addiction. The book features vignettes, key points, and illustrations that demonstrate how to apply this innovative, new approach to help individuals overcome addiction. more...

  • Survivors of Addictionby Mary Addenbrooke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Addiction is something that affects many different people from all walks of life and can be difficult for a therapist to treat, and the client to conquer. In this book fifteen people who have formerly had serious addictions speak about their experiences. Survivors of Addiction draws on first-hand narratives to provide an overview of how and why... more...

  • The War Against Counterfeit Medicneby Dora Nkem Akunyili

    Safari Books Ltd. 2011; US$ 49.95

    There is a general agreement that piracy; counterfeiting and passing off are unfair. However, there is often surreptitious ñ or even open ñ sympathy for, say, those who purchase counterfeit designer fashions or the latest technical gadgets. The pirate is even sometimes represented as a daring evil hero. In this book, Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili,... more...

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behavioursby David Aldridge; Sergio Perez

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book explains the classifications and manifestations of suicide, risk factors, at-risk groups and warning signs. Advice on effective communication and strategies for distress management are offered for use with vulnerable individuals, those who have survived a suicide attempt and families coping with bereavement. more...

  • Illegal Leisure Revisitedby Judith Aldridge; Fiona Measham; Lisa Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ?recreational? drug use. This new edition revisits these original... more...

  • The Globalisation of Addictionby Bruce Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 68.99

    The Globalisation of Addiction presents a radical rethink about the nature of addiction.Scientific medicine has failed when it comes to addiction. There are no reliable methods to cure it, prevent it, or take the pain out of it. There is no durable consensus on what addiction is, what causes it, or what should be done about it. Meanwhile, it continues... more...