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- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65
Marco Broccardo was an ordinary boy from an ordinary family. He had parents who loved him and older sisters who doted on their little brother. He had friends and he played sport at school. Schoolboy experimentation with weed quickly turned to coke and ecstasy. Drugs made him feel great. What was the harm? The trouble came when supply and demand... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00
Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field. From assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional, this comprehensive book... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...