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Drug Addiction & Substance Abuse

  • Handbook of Drug Abuse Preventionby

    Springer US 2007; US$ 99.00

    This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug... more...

  • New and Upcoming Markers of Alcohol Consumptionby

    Steinkopff 2012; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Social Work Practice in the Addictionsby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.99

    This book offers comprehensive, evidence-based and interdisciplinary coverage of social work practice regarding addiction, incorporating concepts of social justice, practice with diverse communities and ethics to span the entire knowledge base of social work. more...

  • Adolescent Substance Abuseby

    Springer US 2010; US$ 169.00

    This text offers clear, interdisciplinary guidance that illuminates the many contexts ? developmental, genetic, social, and familial among them ? crucial to effective intervention and prevention. Contributors examine current findings on widely used therapies. more...

  • Pandemics, Science and Policyby Sudeepa Abeysinghe

    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...

  • Undrunkby A.J. Adams

    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...

  • At Risk in Americaby Lu Ann Aday

    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...

  • Temptationby Daniel Akst

    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...

  • We Have Met the Enemyby Daniel Akst

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 23.99

    How do you save yourself from your destructive desires? All this freedom is making us ill. Perhaps half of all deaths are caused by overeating, smoking, drinking too much, failing to exercise, and other behaviours we indulge in against our better judgement. Why do so many of us embark knowingly on the long march to slow-motion suicide? In this... more...

  • The War Against Counterfeit Medicneby Dora Nkem Akunyili

    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...