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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00
Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientswhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilizedyet highly effectivemethod of intervention: eye movement... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 51.95
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 89.99
This book is a first major attempt to examine what might be involved in consistently applying social understandings to addictions. Traditional approaches are dominated by what the book refers to as ???particle??? perspectives in which the focus narrows down to the person experiencing the addiction. Despite decades of research and development, particle-derived... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 35.76
Eine Organtransplantation verspricht Schwerkranken, wieder zu einem »normalen Alltag« zurückzufinden. Doch wie gelingt ihnen dies? Katrin Amelangs ethnografische Studie gibt Einblick in die Erfahrungswelten Lebertransplantierter und leuchtet die Verschränkung von klinischen und alltäglichen Praktiken in ihren Körpern und Leben detailliert aus. Indem... more...