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- Steinkopff 2012; US$ 99.00
Alcohol consumption in all European countries is one of the leading causes for productivity loss, premature death, and accidents and is a hazard to health. Therefore, in order to monitor alcohol consumption in clinical as well as in forensic practice, occupational medicine, at court and for traffic safety and safety at workplaces, biological state... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.95
Editor has published extensively in addiction medicine There is currently no other book on the market that looks at unhealthy alcohol use from the perspective of primary care Written specifically to address the needs of the practicing physician more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00
This book addresses the use and regulation of traditional drugs such as peyote, ayahuasca, coca leaf, cannabis, khat and Salvia divinorum . The uses of these substances can often be found at the intersection of diverse areas of life, including politics, medicine, shamanism, religion, aesthetics, knowledge transmission, socialization, and celebration.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00
Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientswhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilizedyet highly effectivemethod of intervention: eye movement... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Pandemics, Science and Policy analyses the World Health Organisation's (WHO) management of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Abeysinghe illustrates the ways in which the WHO's account was vulnerable to contestation, and ultimately how uncertain risks can affect policy and action on the global level. more...
- Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
In this unprecedented book, A. J. Adams uses self-deprecating humor, entertaining anecdotes, and frank descriptions to introduce anyone who "just doesn't get" Alcoholics Anonymous to the complete "Undrunk" lifestyle. My eyes wandered around the room, taking in the strange collection of humanity seeking to claim me as a fellow sufferer. If variety... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00
This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today-including homeless persons, refugees and immigrants, people living with AIDS, alcohol and substance abusers, high-risk mothers and infants, victims of family or other violence,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
" This elegantly written and useful book . . . describes how, for millennia, human beings have struggled to rein in desire." -USA Today At a time when the fallout from reckless spending and unrestrained consumption is fueling a national malaise, Daniel Akst delivers a witty and comprehensive investigation of the central problem of our time:... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 24.99
A witty and wide-ranging investigation of the central problem of our time: how to save ourselves from what we want. Freedom is dangerous. Half of all deaths in America, for instance, come from overeating, smoking, drinking too much, failing to exercise, and other deadly behaviours that we indulge in against our own better judgement. Why are we... more...
- Safari Books Ltd. 2011; US$ 49.95
There is a general agreement that piracy; counterfeiting and passing off are unfair. However, there is often surreptitious ñ or even open ñ sympathy for, say, those who purchase counterfeit designer fashions or the latest technical gadgets. The pirate is even sometimes represented as a daring evil hero. In this book, Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili,... more...