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- NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00
In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the one hundred to one sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder whereby someone convicted of ?simply? possessing five grams of crack?the equivalent of a few sugar packets?had been required by law to serve... more...
- New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 14.99
Prescription drug abuse represents a serious and growing public health problem in the medical profession. We the public have a right to know what we are getting into when we walk through the doors of a hospital or doctor?s office. One to two percent of all healthcare professionals will become addicted each year. This figure is rough, since not every... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
The probation service's venture into financial partnerships with non-statutory agencies during the 1990s was viewed both as a development opportunity for improving services, and as a threat to professional identity and job security. Judith Rumgay studies partnership development with particular focus on programmes for substance misusing offenders. She... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
Addiction: A Reference Encyclopedia offers straight talk and clear answers on a topic often sensationalized in the media and politicized during campaigns. Drawing from a wide variety of sources, it provides readers with a concise yet thorough review of what we know about all kinds of addictive behavior. Addiction surveys both the science of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95
Research increasingly suggests that addiction has a genetic and neurobiological basis, but efforts to translate research into effective clinical treatments and social policy needs to be informed by careful ethical analyses of the personal and social implications. Scientists and policy makers alike must consider possible unintended negative consequences... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 101.99 US$ 88.39
Addiction Research Methods is a comprehensive handbook for health professionals, policy-makers and researchers working and training in the field of addiction. The book provides a clear, comprehensive and practical guide to research design, methods and analysis within the context of the field of alcohol and other drugs. The reader is introduced... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 84.00
Pioneering evidence is presented in this book to support the effectiveness of peer counseling for substance abuse treatment of pregnant women and their families. The introduction by Barry R. Sherman describes his personal experience as a behavioral scientist doing work in a culture other than his own. A comprehensive overview of the crack epidemic... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 27.95
The authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, giving us an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the "classic" era of strict narcotic control. Praise for the hardcover edition: "A momentous book which I feel is destined to become a classic in the category of scholarly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
An enlightening discussion of the major issues related to the prevention and treatment of adolescent substance abuse. Information-packed chapters lend a new perspective to the field and suggest implications for practice in services for youth. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Gain a fuller understanding of substance addiction and treatment options! Originally published in 1992 as The Facts About Drug Use, this updated edition contains new information about the effects of alcohol and recreational, mood-altering drugs on the body. The multiple causes of drug use and the options available to those dependent on drugs as a... more...