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- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 11.27
Addicted to coke and booze and reliant on selling her body for cash, Katie, the heroine of Clare Gee's bestselling Hooked , can no longer cope with the life she's created for herself. She has messed up badly and thrown everything away. Mentally, she is an anxious wreck and physically she is in pieces. Yet she is terrified of who she will become... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 11.27
Cocaine is big business and getting bigger. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it's now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? In The Candy Machine Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.91
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,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 7.04
How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped is published to support a pan-BBC campaign, Kick the Habit, launching in March 2000 on the subject of addiction. The author takes the line that stopping smoking is a process which can take time and can be difficult but is certainly possible with good planning, determination and a bit of support. How to Stop Smoking... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
Examines the focus on crime and criminal justice in British drugs policy, from why it happened at all to what led policy to unfold in the way that it did. Includes analysis of crucial policy documents and over 200 interviews with key players in the policy development and implementation process. more...
- 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...
- Aarhus University Press 2011; US$ 23.10
Hvad er forbindelserne mellem kriminalitet og illegale rusmidler? Umiddelbart tror vi, at de er oplagte: Stofferne er ulovlige, fordi de er farlige. Når man er afhængig af fx heroin, fører forbruget til berigelseskriminalitet. Og de mange penge, som er involveret i salg af illegale stoffer, fører til organiseret kriminalitet.Men den samfundsmæssige... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2011; US$ 16.95
Millions of viewers have watched Dr. Drew conduct professional interventions with celebrities who are struggling with addictions. But we can?t all afford a professional intervention. The Intervention Book offers real-life stories and step-by-step advice for intervening in a loved one?s life. In The Intervention Book , Kathy L., the 12-step recovery... more...
- Hazelden Publishing 2010; US$ 15.99
Addiction among older adults is a hidden and hushed problem. Signs and symptoms of alcohol or medication abuse can easily be mistaken for conditions related to aging. And even when friends or family members recognize signs of addiction, they often discount the need for intervention or treatment. With an estimated three million older Americans struggling... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
With the World Health Organization estimating that nearly four percent of global deaths are due to alcohol, alcohol misuse can be an extremely damaging social problem, and one that governments around the world have endeavored to address through a range of policy strategies. Regulating Alcohol around the World explores historical and contemporary case... more...