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- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.98
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... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 15.98
A timely and gripping investigation of illegal drugs in the UK. Filled with fascinating and shocking case studies gathered over twenty years of investigative reporting, it explodes many of the myths and misconceptions about drug use, and makes a compelling case for a new way forward. Looking at the dealers, the users, the police and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 7.98
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...
- 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$ 15.95
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$ 74.95
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...