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Addiction

  • The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studiesby Torsten Kolind; Kim Wolff; Betsy Thom; Geoffrey Hunt; Steven Karch; Jason White

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 195.00

    ? The use of substances across the world has been increasing in the last 25 years, coupled with a rising political focus on both illegal and legal drug use.  Split into two volumes to give a complete overview, this landmark publication maps out the debate on drugs and alcohol.   more...

  • Glow Kidsby Nicholas Kardaras

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    We?ve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses?and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces?the Glow Kids?are multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing... more...

  • Addict in the Houseby Robin Barnett; Darren Kavinoky

    New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 13.95

    Everyone suffers when there?s an addict in the family. Written by an expert in alcohol and drug addiction and recovery?and drawing on her own personal experience with her brother?s addiction?this no-nonsense guide will help readers understand the causes of addiction, end their enabling behaviors, support their loved one?s recovery, and learn how to... more...

  • The Ethics of Careby Alan Blum; Stuart J Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a restraint on caregiving in different social contexts... more...

  • Children of Las Vegasby Timothy O'Grady; Steve Pyke

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14

    Thirty-seven million people visit Las Vegas every year. It's a city that offers to fulfil all your desires, without any repercussions. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas... right? But what happens to the people who have to grow up there? Children of Las Vegas tells ten of their stories, recorded by award-winning author Timothy O'Grady: tales... more...

  • Drugs: A Very Short Introductionby Les Iversen

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    In this second edition, Les Iversen presents an introductory account of what drugs are, how they work, and the advances made over the past 100 years in the field of pharmacology. Looking at pharmaceutical drugs and both legal and illegal recreational drugs, Iversen reflects on how twentieth-century drugs have changed our lives. more...

  • Chancersby Susan Stellin; Graham MacIndoe

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

    In this powerful memoir of addiction, prison, and recovery, a reporter and a photographer tell their gripping story of falling in love, the heroin habit that drove them apart, and the unlikely way a criminal conviction brought them back together. LitHub Best Book of the Month When Susan Stellin asked Graham MacIndoe to shoot her author photo... more...

  • Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders, Fourth Editionby Avram H. Mack; Kathleen T. Brady; Sheldon I. Miller; Richard J. Frances

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 75.00

    This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world... more...

  • Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Healthby Elizabeth Ettorre

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health explores the boundaries between bodies and society with special reference to uncovering the cultural components of health and the ways in which bodies are categorized according to a form of culturally embedded 'health orthodoxy'. Illustrating the importance of contextualizing the body as a cultural entity,... more...

  • Passing/Outby Kelby Harrison; Dennis R. Cooley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Passing/Out adopts an inter-generational, inter-disciplinary, and inter-subjective approach to the closeting and revelation of sexual identity, exploring questions of embodiment, ethics and identity in relation to 'passing' or being 'out'. Presenting the latest theoretical and empirical work from scholars working across a range of disciplines including... more...