The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies

Biological Approaches

by Kim Wolff, Jason White, Steven Karch

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  • 9781446298671
  • 9781473944213
  • 9781473944206

With contributions from leading international academics across the biological sciences, this handbook takes a critical look at the key contemporary issues and debates in the field. The 31 chapters are divided into four parts:

Part I Determination of Substance Misuse

Part II PK and PD in Relation to Patterns of Use   

Part III Detection and Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Use

Part IV Controversies and New Approaches

This Handbook is an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol studies community, and will be a vital resource to the allied professions involved in work-place drug testing, clinical toxicology, and forensic science.


  • SAGE Publications; August 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473944213
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies
  • Author: Kim Wolff (ed.); Jason White (ed.); Steven Karch (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781446298671
  • 9781473944213
  • 9781473944206

In The Press

At times of crisis, we observe an increase in the severity of drugs and alcohol related problems and a rise in gambling and internet addiction. The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies Volume 2 comes at the right time to deepen our understanding of addiction aetiology and new forms that affect every area of personal and family life. The Handbook raises awareness of treatment options for successful recovery and for fighting stigma in today’s turbulent environment. This Handbook is a valuable tool for academics, researchers, students and professionals who strive to transform evidence based knowledge into successful practice. 

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781446298671
  • 9781473944213
  • 9781473944206