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The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour

1st Edition

Edited by Ilana Belle Glass


384 pages

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International in its scope and multidisciplinary in its approach, The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour, originally published in 1991,set a new agenda in the addictions field. This volume brings together the full variety of scientific approaches to addiction behaviour. It broke new ground by highlighting the links between clinical work, training and research and proposes a way forward towards integrated treatment interventions. This title is a definitive teaching text and will still be a valuable resource for students in the addiction field.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors. Foreword by Griffith Edwards. Introduction by Ilana Belle Glass. Section 1: Scientific Approaches to Addiction 1. Dependence on Psychoactive Drugs: Finding a Common Language D. Colin Drummond 2. Drug Dependence as Pharmacological Adaption John Littleton 3. Behavioural Pharmacology of Addiction I. P. Stolerman 4. Psychological Theories of Addiction Robert West 5. Drug Use and Dependence as a Social Problem: Sociological Approaches Jonathan Gabe and Michael Bury 6. Career and Natural History Duncan Raistrick 7. The Role of Genetic Predisposition in Alcoholism Adityanjee and Robin M. Murray 8. Economic Aspects of the Markets for Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs Alan Maynard Section 2: Clinical Syndromes 9. Alcohol and Cerebral Depressants Robert M. Anthenelli and Marc A. Schuckit 10. Opiates Jerome H. Jaffe 11. Cannabis Bankole A. Johnson 12. Tripping the Light Fantastic: The Phenomenon of the Hallucinogens John Strang and Harry Shapiro 13. Cocaine and the Amphetamines Marian W. Fischman and Richard W. Foltin 14. Benzodiazapine Withdrawl Malcolm Lader 15. Tobacco Smoking: An Everyday Drug Addiction Martin J. Jarvis 16. Volatile Substance Abuse R.J. Flanagan, T.J. Meredith and J.D. Ramsey 17. Pathological Gambling: Addiction without a Drug Sheila B. Blume Section 3: Health Risks and the Addictions 18. Disease and Death caused by Tobacco Addiction Keith Ball 19. Physical Complications of Drug Abuse Michael Farrell 20. AIDS and Drug Use: ‘To Shun the Heaven that Leads Man to this Hell’ Alex Wodak 21. Physical Complications of Alcohol Abuse John B. Saunders 22. Alcoholic Brain Damage Michael D. Kopelman 23. Alcohol and Mental Illness: Cause or Effect? Ilana Belle Glass and Jane Marshall 24. Adolescence: the Genesis of Addiction Harry Zeitlin and Harith Swadi 25. Why Women Need their Own Services Jo Coupe 26. What about the Elderly? Peter Crome Section 4: Screening and Detection 27. The Process of Help-Seeking in Drug and Alcohol Misusers Margaret Sheehan 28. Screening and Early Detection of Alcohol Problems Morris Bernadt 29. Tell Me about the Client: History-Taking and Formulating the Case Ilana Belle Glass, Michael Farrell and Petr Hajek Section 5: Therapeutic Skills 30. Detoxification and Pharmacotherapy: Alcohol John Peachey 31. Detoxification and Pharmacotherapy and Maintenance: Drugs J.S. Madden 32. Behavioural Treatments for Alcohol Problems D. Adrian Wilkinson and Martha Sanchez-Craig 33. Behaviour Therapy of Drug Dependence Charles P. O’Brien and Anna Rose Childress 34. An Alternative to Psychotherapy George Vaillant 35. Individual Therapy with Drug Takers: Getting Started D. Colin Drummond 36. Group Psychotherapy for Alcoholics and Drug Addicts W. Falkowski 37. Family Therapy for Alcohol Problems Ian Bennun 38. Self-Help Groups Brian Wells 39. Therapeutic Communities Mitchell S. Rosenthal 40. Treatments for Smokers Petr Hajek 41. Protecting your Assets: Caring for the Therapist Cheryl Brown and Deborah Brooke Section 6: Services 42. Service Development and Organization: Alcohol Bruce Ritson 43. Service Development and Organization: Drugs John Strang Section 7: Prevention and Policy 44. The Crimes Connection: Alcohol P.T. d’Orban 45. Drug Use and Criminal Behaviour Trevor Bennett 46. Interventions in the Workplace James McEwen 47. What Does a National Alcohol Policy Look Like? Joy Moser 48. The Anti-Smoking Movement: National and International David Simpson 49. The World Health Organization Marcus Grant and Margaret Weir Section 8: Training 50. Professional Training in Substance Abuse: the UK Experience Ilana Belle Glass and John Strang 51. Teaching Research Skills Griffith Edwards. Appendix: Training Resources Ilana Belle Glass. Name Index. Subject Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

This brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of six previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1995. The set covers a variety of perspectives and looks at a range of addictions including alcoholism, drug abuse and gambling.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Compulsive Behavior
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction