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- American Psychiatric Publishing 2014; US$ 79.00
This new edition of Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology offers information on the pharmacology of the major classes of drugs related to addiction and the latest pharmacological treatment of dependence on these drugs. The manual reflects recent research and evidence-based perspectives on the pharmacological actions of drugs of abuse. more...
Recovery Groups: A Guide to Creating, Leading, and Working With Groups For Addictions and Mental Health ConditionsOxford University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
This book focuses on community self-help and support groups specifically in the context of recovery movements in addiction and mental health care. The idea of groups of recovering people meeting together may seem like a simple one and not one requiring much effort and thought; however, as this book will show, this is not the case. In Recovery Groups:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse?five crippling, self-destructive behaviors?are given a common conceptual framework to help with therapeutic intervention. Matthew Selekman and Mark Beyebach, two internationally-recognized therapists, know first-hand that... more...
- 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...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 31.46
This student-friendly textbook uses theoretical perspectives to bring to life social theories relating to health and illness. including binge drinking, obesity, the prominence of therapy and the search for happiness. 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...