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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • 5 ans de réponse aux catastrophesby Marcel-M. Boucher

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1996; US$ 18.75

    En présentant diverses expériences vécues en situation de crises ou de catastrophes, ce volume s'adresse à toute personne qui de près ou de loin joue un rôle dans la réponse aux grandes urgences : les responsables des services d'incendie, de police, de communication, de sécurité civile, les médecins,... more...

  • Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutionsby Lina Svedin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they... more...

  • Achieving Disaster Resilience in U.S. Communitiesby Stephanie Sanok Kostro; Garrett Riba

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 46.99

    This report examines the disaster resilience efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government and public-private partnerships. more...

  • Addictionby Michael De Vito

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99

    Addiction: The Master Keys to Recovery, is an effective, easy to read, step by step guide for achieving successful recovery from substance abuse and addictive behavior.  The Master Keys have been proven time and time again to help individuals overcome addictive behavior and lead them on a life of successful recovery.  No matter how long or... more...

  • Addiction and Recovery in Gay and Lesbian Personsby Robert J Kus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    This book provides chemical dependency clinicians a sampling of the work being done in the fields of gay and lesbian chemical dependency to enable clinicians to provide better care for their gay and lesbian clients. After an overview of 7 research studies which examine the incidence of alcoholism and/or chemical dependency in gay and lesbian persons,... more...

  • Addictions Treatment for Older Adultsby Kathryn Graham; Sarah J Saunders; Margaret C Flower; Carol B Timney; Marilyn White-Campbell; Anne Zeidman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Here is a detailed description of an innovative approach for treating elderly persons who have alcohol or drug problems. During the past few years there has been growing recognition of the special needs of these individuals. Addictions Treatment for Older Adults describes the evaluation of the Community Older Persons Alcohol (COPA) Program. This book... more...

  • Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Careby Richard Saitz

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.88

    This book is written for primary care clinicians dealing with the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. Covers assessment, brief counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to specialty care and self-help programs, and much more. more...

  • Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionalsby MAC CSAC PhD Michael J. Taleff

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 59.99

    "The aspects of the book related to the philosophy of science and cognitive science (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in reasonable and useful ways. I recommend this book to those addiction professionals who want to create their own framework for ethical decision making." --PsycCRITIQUES Ethical decision-making... more...

  • Advocacy after Bhopalby Kim Fortun

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    The 1984 explosion of the Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India was undisputedly one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Some have argued that the resulting litigation provided an "innovative model" for dealing with the global distribution of technological risk; others consider the disaster a turning point in environmental legislation;... more...

  • Alcoholby David Triggle

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94

    Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...