Life on the Edge
Gain a fuller understanding of substance addiction and treatment options!Originally published in 1992 as The Facts About Drug Use, this updated edition contains new information about the effects of alcohol and recreational, mood-altering drugs on the body. The multiple causes of drug use and the...
Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge
Clinical Issues in the Use of Opioids and Other Analgesics
Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction will help people in pain understand why their pain is not always adequately relieved, as well as help reverse the failure of current medical practice to routinely alleviate pain. As noted by a 1992 publication of the United States Department of Health Services,...
Published April 21st 1997 by Routledge
The Effectiveness of Social Interventions for Homeless Substance Abusers helps substance abuse treatment providers develop and evaluate more responsive treatment models for serving homeless individuals with substance abuse problems. Research presented in this volume was funded by the National...
Published April 18th 1997 by Routledge
The War That Must Be Won
Illicit drugs, despite the “war” waged by the United States government, remain a tremendous drain on the American economy and continue to take their toll on the lives of countless Americans. A comprehensive text with an instructor's manual, Drug Abuse and Social Policy in America...
Published October 7th 1996 by Routledge
Here is a balanced book that offers insights on the fundamental aspects of addictive and psychiatric disorders when they intersect and overlap. Comorbidity of Addictive and Psychiatric Disorders directs particular attention to interactions between addictive and psychiatric states and discusses...
Published August 24th 1993 by Routledge
Physiological and Physiopathological Effects
Here is a valuable review of the current state of knowledge of medical and scientific effects associated with cocaine abuse. Cocaine: Physiological and Physiopathological Effects helps professionals identify and understand the health risks associated with cocaine use and their significance from...
Published December 28th 1992 by Routledge
In lay language, Cocaine, AIDS, and Intravenous Drug Use presents what works and what doesn’t work in counseling drug dependent persons. Those in the substance abuse treatment field have been concerned in the last few years with combating the deadly combination of cocaine addiction and AIDS. This...
Published November 3rd 1991 by Routledge
This excellent book is a concise yet thorough examination of the important and emerging field of the study of biological risk factors in drug abuse. Historically, drug abuse research has concentrated on the contributions of environmental and behavioral factors as the major influences on addiction....
Published July 1st 1991 by Routledge
Increase your awareness of the relative addiction liabilities of various drugs and drug classes that are commonly abused. A timely and masterful new book, Addiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes clarifies, in contemporary terminology, the state of addiction liability of cocaine,...
Published July 18th 1990 by Routledge
The relationship between AIDS and chemical dependency is explored in this timely book. Experts examine the role of alcohol and other drugs in the AIDS epidemic and suggest guidelines to chemical dependency professionals for halting the spread of the disease. They also offer insights into whether...
Published May 20th 1988 by Routledge