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- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 59.95
This book offers a fresh, interdisciplinary approach to understanding drug abuse problems within the U.S. ethnic minority community, including African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanics, and Native Americans. It brings together a wide range of current drug abuse and health issues, research, and model practices of prevention and intervention... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
What factors influence adolescents to take up smoking? Why do more girls smoke than boys? In contrast to medical orthodoxy, Smoking in Adolescence looks at smoking from the adolescents' own points of view. What emerges is that regular smokers are seen as fun-loving and nonconformist; cigarettes are a passport to a fashionable, popular and 'hard'... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 46.00
This volume explores the correlation between drug abuse and crime. In examining the thinking and behavioural patterns common to both, it proposes a new explanatory model. Seeing involvement in drug abuse and crime as overlapping lifestyles, the author considers four primary factors: conditions, choices, cognitions and change. By comparing this new... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 16.08
Viele Raucher haben den Wunsch, das Rauchen aufzugeben, da sie die negativen Folgen nicht länger in Kauf nehmen wollen. Nicht allen gelingt dieser Schritt ohne fremde Hilfe. Dieses Tabakentwöhnungsprogramm berücksichtigt sowohl den psychologischen als auch den körperlichen Aspekt der Abhängigkeit von der Zigarette. Es hat sich in zahlreichen wissenschaftlichen... more...
- Central Recovery Press, LLC 2014; US$ 1.99
Answers questions and details the model of Youth Offender (YO) Court, a unique family-focused specialty drug court program. more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.95
These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty. In just a few short years, the powerful prescription painkiller had transformed him from a fun-loving ball of energy to a heroin addict so hell-bent on getting his next fix that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Youth substance use and misuse are still highly common, despite substantial efforts made to reduce the problem. Early start with substance use is often associated with more severe short- and long-term negative consequences for youth psycho-social adjustment. Bringing together international experts in the areas of prevention, health, and developmental... more...
- Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 10.19
A meticulous account of the greatest drug scourge the country has ever seen. Before crack, there was cocaine. In 1972, New Yorkers bought more powdered cocaine than heroin, and they paid dearly for it. Pimps, rock stars, UN delegates, and high school students all turned on with snow. Some used casually, and some threw their lives away for its... more...
- Hazelden Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of hallucinogens (LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, and others), including their history, their medical use, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more. Hallucinogens have been use by humans for many thousands of years, for both spiritual... more...