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New and Published Books

  1. Drugs and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

    Edited by Mark Sanders

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups

    Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, William L. White, John F. Kelly

    Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women and Heroin Addiction in China's Changing Society

    By Huan Gao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Accompanying China’s economic reform and open-door policy in 1978, illicit drug use emerged in the late 1980s, and gradually developed into a serious social problem. Heroin was the dominant illicit drug consumed in the new drug epidemic, and the number of female heroin users has increased rapidly...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Drug Policy

    By Henry H Brownstein

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book focuses on the use of drugs in our lives and how we respond to them. Whereas drug policy typically centres on the problems of illicit drugs or licit drugs used in illicit ways or circumstances, Contemporary Drug Policy instead considers the wide variety of substances we call drugs as a...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Mindfulness-Related Treatments and Addiction Recovery

    Edited by Marianne Marcus, Aleksandra Zgierska

    While mindfulness meditation has been used in clinical settings as an adjunctive treatment for substance use disorders for some time, there has been limited empirical evidence to support this practice. Mindfulness-Related Treatments and Addiction Recovery bridges this gap by reporting the findings...

    Published February 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Health Psychology

    Second Edition

    Edited by Andrew Baum, Tracey A. Revenson, Jerome Singer

    Considered the most comprehensive handbook in the field, this rich resource reviews the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Many chapters review the latest theories and research while others illustrate how research is translated into...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Alcohol and Public Policy
    Edited by Thom Brooks
    To Be Published August 11th 2014
  2. The Politics of Narcotic Drugs: A Survey
    Edited by Julia Buxton
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  3. Drugs in Sport, 6th Edition
    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester
    To Be Published November 12th 2014
  4. Alcohol and the Adult Brain
    Edited by Jenny Svanberg, Adrienne Withall, Brian Draper, Stephen Bowden
    To Be Published December 16th 2014
  5. The Psychology of Doping in Sport
    Edited by Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis, Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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