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Substance Abuse & Addictions

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  • Addiction-Freeby M.D. Gene Hawes; Anderson Hawes

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 19.99

    A thorough guide about how to get help for a friend or loved one who is having problems with alcohol or other drugs. Provides places, names, numbers--who to call, what questions to ask, and what to expect. This invaluable guide includes six initial options for getting into recovery: -- The AA treatment program --Interventions, detox and rehab --Work... more...

  • How To Quit Without Feeling S**Tby Patrick Holford

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 32.87

    This groundbreaking book from the UK's leading spokesman on nutrition looks at why millions of people have cravings for substances such as coffee, sugar and alcohol, as well to drugs such as sleeping pills, antidepressants, marijuana and cocaine. It uncovers how the brain becomes addicted and how it can be 'unaddicted' through a combination of diet,... more...

  • How To Quit Without Feeling S**Tby Patrick Holford

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; Not Available

    This groundbreaking book from the UK's leading spokesman on nutrition looks at why millions of people have cravings for substances such as coffee, sugar and alcohol, as well to drugs such as sleeping pills, antidepressants, marijuana and cocaine. It uncovers how the brain becomes addicted and how it can be 'unaddicted' through a combination of diet,... more...

  • Opium Fiendby Steven Martin

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 26.00

    A renowned authority on the secret world of opium recounts his descent into ruinous obsession with one of the world?s oldest and most seductive drugs, in this harrowing memoir of addiction and recovery.   A natural-born collector with a nose for exotic adventure, San Diego?born Steven Martin followed his bliss to Southeast Asia, where he found work... more...

  • Help Them Beat the Boozeby Edmund Tirbutt; Helen Tirbutt

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.43

    This sensitive and accessible guide speaks directly to those who know what it is like to know or love a problem drinker and want to help them recover. With case studies throughout and advice based on in-depth research into alcohol addiction and the authors' personal experiences, Help Them Beat the Booze offers reassurance and practical guidance, including:... more...

  • The Responsibility Trapby Claudia Bepko

    Free Press 2002; Not Available

    Bepko and Krestan integrate theory and practice in describing the treatment of families with alcohol problems. ?This book is the outgrowth of seven years of work in which we have made an attempt to integrate our own understanding of alcoholic dynamics within the framework of systemic family therapy. Since we share both a commitment to the principles... more...

  • Recovery from Addictionby William Cloud; Robert Granfield

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 79.00

    Millions of people enter or seriously consider entering alcohol or drug treatment each year. In their understandable state of urgency, most first-time treatment seekers and their loved ones may rush to the first treatment option they encounter. They are unlikely to be aware of why one form of intervention would be a good choice for their particular... more...

  • Coping with Drug Problems in the Familyby Lucy Jolin

    SPCK 2012; US$ 13.11

    Drug addiction is no longer - if indeed it ever has been - a problem confined to tower blocks and prisons. With an estimated 250,000 problematic drug users in the UK in every section of society, the UK has the highest levels of addiction and multi-drug consumption and the second-highest rate of drug-related deaths in Europe, according to a report... more...

  • Brugerperspektiverby Helle Vibeke Dahl; Regine Grytnes; Jørgen Jepsen

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88

    Den etablerede sandhed om stofmisbrug er, at det er en samfundssvøbe, der skal bekæmpes med alle midler: Forbud, kontrol, krimina­li­sering, forebyggelse og behandling.Indsatsen på alle disse områder har tendens til at blive ved med at vokse: Mere overvågning, strengere straffe, flere i fængsel, flere i behandling. Allige­vel synes problemerne at vokse:... more...

  • Drunken Angelby Alan Kaufman

    Cleis Press 2013; US$ 18.95

    Alan Kaufman has been compared to Jack Kerouac, Henry Miller, Hubert Selby Jr., even Ernest Hemmingway?his life reads so much like a great movie that the world of cinema has just optioned his first memoir, Jew Boy , for a feature film. Drunken Angel, his new autobiographical work, drops like a sledgehammer. It is the most gripping, chilling and... more...