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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ?adolescence?. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality and drug use among young in different social and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Illegal Leisure offers a unique insight into the role drug use now plays in British youth culture. The authors present the results of a five year longitudinal study into young people and drug taking. They argue that drugs are no longer used as a form of rebellious behaviour, but have been subsumed into wider, acceptable leisure activities. The new... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 20.95
The debate on the status and legality of cannabis continues to gain momentum. Here, personal anecdotes combined with academic and scientific reports combine to sharpen some of the fascinating philosophical issues associated with cannabis use. A frank, professionally informed and playful discussion of cannabis usage in relation to philosophical... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 19.95
La sclerosi multipla (SM) rappresenta la seconda causa di disabilit neurologica nel giovane adulto, dopo i traumi cranici. Negli ultimi anni, l'introduzione di nuovi farmaci, potenzialmente in grado di modificare il decorso della malattia, ha richiamato l'attenzione sui costi sociali della SM e sugli aspetti farmaco-economici. Si sono avanzati,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 78.95
It is generally acknowledged that the most cost-effective means of curtailing alcohol and drug abuse is prevention. Providing interventions to at-risk individuals before they develop serious problems with substance use is the most important component of the "war on drugs." Fortunately, the past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the quantity and... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
¿Zeit- und Leistungsdruck ist einer der zentralen Belastungsfaktoren in der heutigen Arbeitswelt. Der vorliegende Band vermittelt neue Erkenntnisse und wirft Forschungsfragen auf zum Wandel der Arbeit, zu psychischen Arbeitsbelastungen und zu Gestaltungsperspektiven. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf qualifizierter Dienstleistungsarbeit, einem Bereich... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 37.95
Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95
Drug Addiction and Families is an exploration of the impact of drug use on families, and of the extent to which current practice meets the needs of families as well as problem drug users. Drawing on a substantial research Marina Barnard examines the effects of drug use not only on drug users themselves, but also their extended families. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 17.96
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 14.99
This compact and innovative book tackles one of the central issues in drug policy: the lack of a coherent conceptual structure for thinking about drugs. Drugs generally fall into one of seven categories: prescription, over the counter, alternative medicine, common-use drugs like alcohol, tobacco and caffeine; religious-use, sports enhancement; and... more...