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New and Published Books

  1. Neuropsychology and Substance Use

    State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

    Edited by Ari Kalechstein, Wilfred G. van Gorp

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Substance use continues to be a major public health problem, and the ramifications of this are manifold. For instance, at present, on a yearly basis, the total economic cost of substance misuse is literally hundreds of billions of dollars. These costs are related to a number of factors, including,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities

    By Jeanette Valentine, Judith Dejong

    This insightful volume describes a sample of prevention demonstration projects of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities illuminates various aspects of prevention theory, practice, and research with a focus on the design,...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Preventing Drunk Driving

    By Elsie Shore, Joseph R Ferrari

    Preventing Drunk Driving shows what is being done today, in research and practice, to reduce impaired driving and the fatalities and injuries it produces and to curtail the spread of this tragic social epidemic. In this informative book, you’ll discover how current research and prevention programs...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gambling

    Treating gambling addiction through relationship

    By Liz Karter

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women’s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women’...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Clinical Effectiveness of Neurolinguistic Programming

    A Critical Appraisal

    Edited by Lisa Wake, Richard Gray, Frank Bourke

    Series: Advances in Mental Health Research

    Despite widespread use, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) is a topic of much debate, often receiving criticism from academic and professional sectors. In this book international academics, researchers and therapists are brought together to examine the current evidence of the clinical efficacy of...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the production and consumption of risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion-dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating&...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Internet Gambling

    Policy, Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by Sally Gainsbury, Alex Blaszczynski

    Internet gambling has emerged as the most radical change to gambling in recent years. Interactive gambling opportunities using computers and wireless devices have transformed the ways in which players engage in gambling. The technological advances that have allowed gambling to expand across...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma

    Implications for Social Work Research and Practice

    Edited by Michele Staton-Tindall, Ginny Sprang, Lala Straussner

    Research has consistently shown that there is a link between caregiver substance use and child maltreatment, but less attention has been given to child trauma exposure. The co-occurrence of caregiver substance misuse and child trauma exposure is a prevailing problem that has confounded social work...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Training in Addiction Medicine

    Edited by Paul Steven Haber

    The use of alcohol, tobacco, pharmaceutical drugs, illicit drugs and other substances are widespread throughout the world and are amongst the leading causes of disability and death. Increasingly, medical approaches of treating these disorders have established themselves as effective interventions...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Women and Problem Gambling

    Therapeutic insights into understanding addiction and treatment

    By Liz Karter

    Addiction is much misunderstood. Women and addictive gambling even more so, and for many years women have suffered in silence. This book explores how lonely, troubled lives and damaging relationships lead to the trap of problem gambling, the anxiety and chaos whilst locked inside, and then offers...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge