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Addiction

  • 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...

  • Mrs D is Going Withoutby Lotta Dann

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 7.99

    Lotta Dann was in trouble - her fun drinking habit had slowly morphed into an obsessive hunger for wine. One bottle a night was never quite enough. When she tried to cut down, she found it nearly impossible to have an alcohol-free day. Everyone around could see her drinking, but no one realised what a serious problem it was. She was high-functioning,... more...

  • Evidence-Based Healthcare in Contextby Jon Adams; Alex Broom

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    With new methods of treatment standardisation resulting in various benefits for patient outcomes, evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice have emerged as defining features of western healthcare provision in recent years. Most health professions are now adopting some form of 'evidence-based' framework for clinical training and practice.... more...

  • Bodies at Riskby Elizabeth E. Wheatley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Bodies at Risk, Elizabeth Wheatley provides a fascinating ethnography of heart disease. She looks at what happens to someone after a heart attack and how they get on with 'business as usual' in the wake of a potentially fatal medical crisis. How are daily routines, personal identities, families, friends, and careers affected and rearranged after... more...

  • Finding a New Tribeby Brennon Moore

    Central Recovery Press, LLC 2016; US$ 1.99

    Successful treatment for young men with co-occurring addiction and trauma from sexual abuse necessitates flexibility and nontraditional methods. more...

  • L'alcoolisme est-il une fatalité ?by Philippe de Timary

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Un spécialiste de la santé répond aux questions sur l'alcoolisme. « Je suis le premier à reconnaître qu?il s?agit d?un problème difficile à traiter, mais j?espère vous convaincre, avec ce livre, que ce défi peut être relevé, dans la plupart des cas, à partir du moment où l?on parvient à en décrypter la complexité. » L?auteur explique les logiques... more...

  • Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disordersby Michael Shelton

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 41.99

    In this new book, the successor to the classic in the field Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Substance Abusers: Dual Identities by Dana G. Finnegan and Emily B. McNally, Michael Shelton reviews the empirical literature and synthesizes what we know about the prevalence of LGBT substance use, abuse, and treatment availability, emphasizing... more...

  • Psychosocial Constructs of Alcoholism and Substance Abuseby Barry Stimmel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1983, in an attempt to provide a broader knowledge base to aid both treatment and prevention, experts examine topics such as the need for an holistic approach to therapy, sexual functioning, drug abusing youths in inner city neighbourhoods, the role of the family, and much more. 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...