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  • Comprehending Drug Useby J. Bryan Page; Merrill Singer

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    Comprehending Drug Use , the first full-length critical overview of the use of ethnographic methods in drug research, synthesizes more than one hundred years of study on the human encounter with psychotropic drugs. J. Bryan Page and Merrill Singer create a comprehensive examination of the whole field of drug ethnography-methodology that involves... more...

  • The Truth About Opiumby William H. Brereton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and in some instances, entirely false. Brereton draws on his own experiences and observations in China to weave a compelling counterargument. more...

  • The Neuropsychiatric Complications of Stimulant Abuseby Pille Taba; Andrew John Lees; Katrin Sikk

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00

    This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume concentrates on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abuse. Brings together cutting-edge research on the neuropsychiatric complications of stimulant abuse Emerging... more...

  • Drogenabhängigkeit Minderjähriger - eine Diskussion zwischen Autonomie des Subjekts und Verantwortung der Gesellschaftby Gerlinde Kosits

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Motivation für die vorliegende Arbeit war die in der eigenen Berufstätigkeit oft erlebte Hilflosigkeit und Ohnmacht angesichts schwer drogenabhängiger Jugendlicher, die im Rahmen der Jugendwohlfahrt sozialpädagogisch betreut wurden und werden. Unter den gegebenen rechtlichen wie institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen erweist es sich... more...

  • "No body´s perfect": Theaterarbeit mit ehemaligen Drogenabhängigenby Daniela Binder

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 23.46

    Hauptbeschreibung "Der Weg aus der Sucht braucht Zeit, wie alle Veränderungen im Leben." Ein erfolgreich abgeschlossener Entzug und ein Aufenthalt in einer stationären Langzeittherapie bedeutet für Ex-User nicht, dass das Thema "Drogen" aus deren Leben verschwunden ist. Vielmehr handelt es sich bei einer Abhängigkeit immer um ein Thema, dass sich... more...

  • Grenzen der Freiheit - Bedingungen des Handelns - Perspektive des Schuldprinzips.by Grischa Detlefsen

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 68.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Muss sich das Strafrecht in Anbetracht der Erkenntnisse der Hirnforschung grundlegend ändern? Muss es auf eines seiner wichtigsten Fundamente, das Schuldprinzip, verzichten, als Schuldstrafrecht sogar abgeschafft werden? Diese Fragen haben in jüngster Zeit nicht nur Debatten zwischen namhaften Wissenschaftlern aus den Bereichen... more...

  • Smoke & Mirrorsby Rob Cunningham

    International Development Research Centre 1996; US$ 25.00

    Smoke & Mirrors provides an insider's view of the Canadian tobacco war, a hundred-year old conflict that began to escalate in the 1980s. Written by a prominent antismoking advocate, the book explains how Canada emerged as a global leader in the public health crusade to regulate the powerful tobacco industry. Author Rob Cunningham exposes the industry's... more...

  • Understanding Marijuanaby Mitch Earleywine

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 28.99

    This text examines the biological, psychological, and societal impact of marijuana. What are the effects, for mind and body, of long-term use? Are users more likely to abuse cocaine and heroine? What is the effect of the increasing potency of marijuana? more...

  • Framework for Alcohol Policy in WHO European Regionby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    The European Region is the WHO region with the highest alcohol intake in the world. Not only per capita consumption but also the disease burden from alcohol are twice the world average. Alcohol is the third-largest risk factor for death and disability in the Region and the largest risk factor among young people. The framework for alcohol policy in... more...

  • Global Status Reportby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 54.00

    The Global Status Report on Alcohol 2004 is a new edition of the Report published by WHO in 1999. This edition provides an update of the role of alcohol in global health and contains data not found in the earlier edition. The Report seeks to document what is known about alcohol consumption and drinking patterns among various population groups, alcohol's... more...