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- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 23.44
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...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 21.25
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$ 14.95
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...
- 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$ 98.99
Peter G Miller is NHMRC Howard Florey Fellow in the School of Psychology at Deakin University, Australia. He is Commissioning Editor for the journal, Addiction . John Strang is Professor of the Addictions and Director of the National Addiction Centre, University of London. He is also Clinical Director of the addictions treatment services at... 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...