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  • Regulating Alcohol around the Worldby Tiffany Bergin

    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...

  • Beyond Addictionby Jeffrey Foote; Carrie Wilkens; Nicole Kosanke; Stephanie Higgs

    Scribner 2014; Not Available

    The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors. Beyond Addiction eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and... more...

  • Beyond Addictionby Jeffrey Foote; Carrie Wilkens; Nicole Kosanke; Stephanie Higgs

    Scribner 2014; Not Available

    The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors. Beyond Addiction eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and... more...

  • A Sponsorship Guide for 12-Step Programsby M. T.

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    A Sponsorship Guide for 12-Step Programs offers the reader far-ranging suggestions, based on concrete experience, for the most common issues and dilemmas that arise when one agrees to become a sponsor in any 12-step program. Seventeen sponsors (with collective recovery time of over 250 years) share their experience and insights as they describe... 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...

  • Kriminalitet og illegale rusmidlerby Vibeke Asmussen Frank; Helle Vibeke Dahl; Therese Heltberg

    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...

  • Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Changeby Nancy Abel; John O'Brien

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issues—affecting up to 50% of mental health clients—whether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilized—yet highly effective—method of intervention: eye movement... more...

  • Substance Abuse Treatmentby Sylvia Mignon

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    The first compendium of all substance abuse treatment options with a focus on best practices. This is the first compendium of the entire range of options available for treating substance abuse, with a focus on effectiveness. The book synthesizes treatment approaches from medicine, psychology, sociology, and social work, and investigates regimens that... more...

  • Aging and Addictionby Carol Colleran; Debra Jay

    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...

  • Drug Law Reform Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Illicit drug use is a significant justice, health, economic and social welfare issue. This book examines the prevalence of illicit drug use in Australia, and presents a range of arguments in the drug policy reform debate, including the questionable deterrence value of criminal sanctions versus controversial proposals for the relaxation of drug laws... more...