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  • Racial Prescriptionsby Jonathan Xavier Inda

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Racial Prescriptions explores the politics of dealing with health inequities through targeting pharmaceuticals at specific racial groups based on the idea that they are genetically different. Drawing on the introduction of BiDil to treat heart failure among African Americans, this book contends that while racialized pharmaceuticals are ostensibly about... more...

  • Eventful Bodiesby Michael Schillmeier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Disrupting, questioning and altering the taken-for-granted ‘cosmos’ of everyday life, the experiences of illness challenge the different ways in which social normalcy is remembered, maintained and expected. Using rich qualitative and ethnographic data alongside print and on-line media sources, this book explores the various experiences of... more...

  • Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gamblingby Liz Karter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women?s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women?s group for problem gambling over the course of... more...

  • Substance Abuse Treatmentby Sylvia Mignon

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    The first compendium of all substance abuse treatment options with a focus on best practices. This is the first compendium of the entire range of options available for treating substance abuse, with a focus on effectiveness. The book synthesizes treatment approaches from medicine, psychology, sociology, and social work, and investigates regimens that... more...

  • A Man's Way through Relationshipsby Dan Griffin

    Central Recovery Press, LLC 2014; US$ 15.95

    The first trauma-informed book focused solely on helping men in addiction recovery create and sustain healthy relationships. more...

  • Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communitiesby Jeanette Valentine; Judith Dejong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00

    This insightful volume describes a sample of prevention demonstration projects of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities illuminates various aspects of prevention theory, practice, and research with a focus on the design, implementation, adaptation, and outcome of specific demonstration... more...

  • Women, Sex, and Addictionby Charlotte Kasl

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 19.95

    For most women, sexually addictive and sexually codependent behavior are intertwined. Sexually codependent behavior reflects basic female conditioning in our society?we are taught that a woman's power is in her sexuality, yet her sexuality is often controlled by men. Thus, sex can easily become a basic form of barter: it is the price many women... more...

  • Unforgottenby Bianca Brijnath

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    As life expectancy increases in India, the number of people living with dementia will also rise. Yet little is known about how people in India cope with dementia, how relationships and identities change through illness and loss. In addressing this question, this book offers a rich ethnographic account of how middle-class families in urban India... more...

  • Truth About Addiction and Recoveryby Stanton Peele

    Touchstone 2014; US$ 17.00

    A radical new approach to recovery?using methods proven more effective than medical treatment or twelve-step programs. Drawing on the latest research and detailed case studies, the authors expose the best-kept secrets in the recovery field: Addictions?whether to food, cigarettes, sex, alcohol, or drugs?are not diseases, and they?re not necessarily... more...

  • Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Changeby Nancy Abel; John O'Brien

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issues—affecting up to 50% of mental health clients—whether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilized—yet highly effective—method of intervention: eye movement... more...