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- Springer US 2007; US$ 99.00
This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
This encyclopedia presents the many sides of America's ongoing relationship with alcohol, examining the political history, pivotal events, popular culture, and advances in technology that have affected its consumption. more...
- Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
In this unprecedented book, A. J. Adams uses self-deprecating humor, entertaining anecdotes, and frank descriptions to introduce anyone who "just doesn't get" Alcoholics Anonymous to the complete "Undrunk" lifestyle. My eyes wandered around the room, taking in the strange collection of humanity seeking to claim me as a fellow sufferer. If variety... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00
This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today-including homeless persons, refugees and immigrants, people living with AIDS, alcohol and substance abusers, high-risk mothers and infants, victims of family or other violence,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
" This elegantly written and useful book . . . describes how, for millennia, human beings have struggled to rein in desire." -USA Today At a time when the fallout from reckless spending and unrestrained consumption is fueling a national malaise, Daniel Akst delivers a witty and comprehensive investigation of the central problem of our time:... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 23.99
A witty and wide-ranging investigation of the central problem of our time: how to save ourselves from what we want. Freedom is dangerous. Half of all deaths in America, for instance, come from overeating, smoking, drinking too much, failing to exercise, and other deadly behaviours that we indulge in against our own better judgement. Why are we... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 11.59
How To Stop Smoking offers anyone who wants to stop honest, balanced and trustworthy advice on how to kick the habit - forever. Written by a former smoker, now personal trainer and health guru, this is a practical guide which demolishes all the reasons for continuing to smoke one by one. It offers a variety of solutions to suit you, and also focuses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ?recreational? drug use. This new edition revisits these original... more...
- Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
"Funny, courageous, and empowering. In exploring the richness of his own life, Alexander celebrates and invites us to discover the uniqueness and wisdom within ourselves. This book is a gift to those of us who are old, and even more, perhaps, to those who are young." Zen Master Dennis Genpo Merzel, author of Big Mind, Big Heart: Finding Your Way... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 13.99
The book breaks all the rules about treating alcoholism. It?s not just about the stereotypical alcoholic but for the invisible majority, the middle class drinkers, the people who are in control of their lives but with one significant exception that they have already concluded that their use of alcohol is excessive. These are the silent majority... more...