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  1. Symptoms and Signs of Substance Misuse, Third Edition

    By Margaret Stark, Jason Payne-James, Michael Scott-Ham

    The misuse of both legally prescribed and illegally supplied drugs is now so widespread that it affects, either directly or indirectly, a high proportion of the population, impacting many areas of daily life. There are few countries that are not touched by some aspect of substance misuse and the...

    Published September 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Youth and Internet Addiction in China

    By Trent Bax

    Series: Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

    A form of 'electronic opium' is how some people have characterised young people’s internet use in China. The problem of 'internet addiction' (wangyin) is seen by some parents as so severe that they have sought psychiatric help for their children. This book, which is based on extensive original...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Teen Intervene

    A Brief Intervention for Adolescents with Substance Abuse

    Edited by Ken Winters

    In this workshop, Dr. Winters begins by providing the rationale and utility for brief interventions for adolescent substance use problems. He then goes into detail about the brief intervention he developed, "Teen Intervene." In addition, Dr. Winters covers assessment tools useful for motivational...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Men, Addiction, and Intimacy

    Strengthening Recovery by Fostering the Emotional Development of Boys and Men

    By Mark S. Woodford

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    In the substance abuse and addiction treatment realm, males outnumber females two to one. While gender-issues are seen as a key element of women’s treatment, the acknowledgement that males are "gendered beings" who have lived lives full of male-specific developmental challenges is often overlooked....

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Women, Girls, and Addiction

    Celebrating the Feminine in Counseling Treatment and Recovery

    By Cynthia A. Briggs, Jennifer L. Pepperell

    Women, Girls, and Addiction is the first book on the efficacy of treatment approaches and interventions that are tailored to working with addicted women, and the first publication of any kind to provide a feminist approach to understanding the experience of addiction from the female perspective.&...

    Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. The Education-Drug Use Connection

    How Successes and Failures in School Relate to Adolescent Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, and Delinquency

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd D. Johnston, Peter Freedman-Doan, Emily E. Messersmith

    Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences,...

    Published August 19th 2007 by Psychology Press