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  1. Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Essay, Medical, Philosophical, and Chemical on Drunkenness and its Effects on the Human Body (Psychology Revivals)

    By Thomas Trotter

    Edited by Roy Porter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    It was during the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that the problem of chronic alcohol dependence in modern society and its consequent medical effects emerged. The topic of drunkenness figures prominently in the thinking and writing of social reformers, politicians, theorists,...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Using Space: Critical Geographies of Drugs and Alcohol

    Edited by Christopher M. Moreno, Robert Wilton

    The consumption of drugs and alcohol, and the pleasures and problems arising from this consumption, can be understood as embedded and constitutive elements of social, family, and recreational life. At the same time, they are key sites of intervention for a broad array of state and non-state actors...

    Published April 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Assessing Common Mental Health and Addiction Issues With Free-Access Instruments

    By Katie M. Sandberg, Taryn E. Richards, Bradley T. Erford

    As healthcare costs rise, so too do the costs of assessment instruments, critical tools for mental health professionals. While some traditional assessment instruments have become prohibitively expensive, as with many other fields, the Internet offers a host of more affordable and equitable...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Principles and Practice of Group Work in Addictions

    Edited by Robert Hill, Jennifer Harris

    How can the group setting be used to treat those with drug and alcohol problems? Many professionals working across a variety of addictions settings find themselves working in groups and tackling complex issues; however, there is often very little initial training or on-the-job support to help them...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits)

    Edited by Anne Fox, Mike MacAvoy

    Series: ICAP Series on Alcohol in Society

    The goal of this book is to contribute to the ongoing scholarly discussion on the very serious topic of drunkenness. The phrase “four hundred rabbits” is one of many illustrations of the deep cultural, religious, and social influences on how individuals and communities view alcohol intoxication:...

    Published August 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Problem Drinking

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Marcantonio Spada

    This book serves as a concise and practical guide on the application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to problem drinking. Divided into five chapters it provides: a detailed account of the cognitive and behavioural processes involved in the development and maintenance of problem drinking...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

    Edited by Marcus Grant, Mark Leverton

    This book is intended to contribute to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. It explores areas where alcohol producers’ technical competence can and does make a positive contribution to reducing harmful drinking and where industry...

    Published October 4th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

    By Alex Copello, Jim Orford, Ray Hodgson, Gillian Tober

    Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category at the 2010 BMA Medical Books Awards! This book serves as a manual for clinicians working with people with alcohol problems. The manual is based on previous research in addiction treatment, including family and social network interventions, as well the...

    Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Swimming with Crocodiles

    The Culture of Extreme Drinking

    Edited by Marjana Martinic, Fiona Measham

    Series: ICAP Series on Alcohol in Society

    There is evidence that a distinct pattern of alcohol consumption is emerging across the world and is a cause for concern because of its relationship with a range of health and social problems. Its visibility, particularly its high involvement of young people, makes this not only an issue for public...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge