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  • Addiction and Mood Disordersby Dennis C. Daley; Antoine Douaihy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 22.99

    Preface. 1. Dual Disorders: Addiction Combined with Depression or Bipolar Illness. 2. Understanding Addiction: Alcohol and Drug Abuse or Dependence. 3. Understanding Mood Disorders: Depression and Bipolar Illness. 4. The Recovery Process for Addiction and Mood Disorders. 5. Setting the Foundation for Dual Recovery. 6. Medications in Dual Recovery.... more...

  • Bipolar Expeditionsby Emily Martin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Manic behavior holds an undeniable fascination in American culture today. It fuels the plots of best-selling novels and the imagery of MTV videos, is acknowledged as the driving force for successful entrepreneurs like Ted Turner, and is celebrated as the source of the creativity of artists like Vincent Van Gogh and movie stars like Robin Williams.... more...

  • A Million Little Piecesby James Frey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.95

    At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his front teeth knocked out and his nose broken. He had no idea where the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks. An alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three, he checked into a treatment facility shortly after landing. There he was told he could either stop using... more...

  • Drugsby Mike Haskins

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.54

    Searching for the ultimate stimulant? Something you can have on the bus in the morning or in the ambient comfort of your own home? The latest User's Guide - a totally natural and controlled experience - is just what you've been looking for. It contains everything you always wanted to know about drugs but were afraid to ask: The history of recreational... more...

  • Drug Users in Societyby Dr Joanne Neale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    This book provides a candid insight into the lives of individuals who are addicted to heroin and other opiates. The processes of obtaining and using drugs are explored within the wider context of personal biographies and daily routines. Key issues considered include childhood experiences, crime and violence, housing situations, family relationships,... more...

  • Tough Choicesby Toby Seddon; Lisa Williams; Robert Ralphs

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 89.99

    In recent years, British drug policy has undergone a transformation: tackling 'drug-driven' crime through criminal justice interventions has arguably become the central priority and focus. The 'criminal justice turn', as the authors refer to current UK drugs policy, is based on three simple and linked assumptions: drug-driven property... more...

  • Unge, rusmidler og sociale netværkby Torsten Kolind; Mads Uffe Pedersen; Jacob Demant

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 22.40

    Øl, hash og Bacardi Breezers - til folkeskolefester, i fredagsbarer og på ferier til Sunny Beach. Unge danskere har et rekordhøjt forbrug af rusmidler, og til trods for dyrt anlagte oplysningskampagner overskrider mange teenagere hver weekend de vejledende grænser for antallet af genstande.Hvordan får man de unge i tale? Og hvordan får man dem til... more...

  • Udvikling af misbrug og afhængighed af rusmidlerby Mads Uffe Pedersen

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 30.03

    Hvorfor bliver nogle afhængige af rusmidler, mens andre ikke gør? Hvilken rolle spiller arv og miljø for udviklingen af afhængighed og misbrug? Er der tale om en sygdom? Er det samfundets skyld?Det er nogle af de spørgsmål, der belyses i denne bog. På baggrund af en omfattende gennemgang af litteraturen på området lægger Udvikling af misbrug og afhængighed... more...

  • Dope Girlsby Marek Kohn

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 13.32

    A drug panic. Murder. Terrifying and mysterious black and Chinese immigrants. Dope Kings. Jazz. War. An actress dead of an overdose. Dope Girls is about the transformation of drug use into a national menace. It revolves around the death in 1918, in the last furious stages of the First World War, of Billie Carleton, a West End-musical actress. Its cast... more...

  • Emerging Trends in Drug Use and Distributionby David N. Khey; John M. Stogner; Bryan L. Miller

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    This Brief explores emerging trends in drug use and distribution. This timely Brief examines recent examples of emerging drugs including salvia (from the plant Salvia divinorum), bath salts (and other synthetic stimulants) and so-called research chemicals (primarily substituted phenethylamines, synthetic cousins of ecstasy), which have tended to receive... more...