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- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 11.62
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... more...
- 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; Not Available
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...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 16.48
She was just fifteen. She was leaving school to start the job of her dreams. She was beautiful, she had a loving family and countless friends. Yet on 21 October 1995, Anna Wood took an ecstasy tablet at a dance party and died three days later. A life destroyed, a family devastated, a community in shock. Bronwyn Donaghy interviewed friends, family... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.43
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, including:... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 14.53
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...
- 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...
- 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...