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  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society, 8th Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug problem, dealing with drugs, abusers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour

    Edited by Ilana Belle Glass

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

  • Aspects of Psychopharmacology

    Edited by David J. Sanger, Derek E. Blackman

    The study of drug effects on behaviour and psychological processes has a long history. Developments in the decade prior to first publication had been based on a more adequate synthesis than hitherto of psychology and pharmacology, and as a result great progress was made in establishing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

  • Psychosocial Constructs of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

    Edited by Barry Stimmel

    Originally published in 1983, in an attempt to provide a broader knowledge base to aid both treatment and prevention, experts examine topics such as the need for an holistic approach to therapy, sexual functioning, drug abusing youths in inner city neighbourhoods, the role of the family, and much…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

  • Addiction and Brain Damage

    Edited by Derek Richter

    Originally published in 1980, recent research had produced new insights into how, at the biochemical level, alcohol and other drugs of abuse can impair metabolic and neuropsychiatric functions. Epidemiological studies were also demonstrating that even moderate drinking or drug abuse can produce…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

  • Integrated Approaches to Drug and Alcohol Problems

    Action on addiction

    Edited by Willm Mistral

    Integrated Approaches to Drug and Alcohol Problems: Action on Addiction provides a pathway through the field of addiction, giving a clear description of points along that path, from the beginning of problematic use of drugs and alcohol, to treatment, support, recovery and reintegration in society.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Mller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Addiction

    A Behavioral Economic Perspective

    By Shahram Heshmat

    Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems

    The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures

    By Jim Orford, Guillermina Natera, Alex Copello, Carol Atkinson, Jazmin Mora, Richard Velleman, Ian Crundall, Marcela Tiburcio, Lorna Templeton, Gwen Walley

    What difference does culture make? Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems: The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures aims to deepen and extend understanding of the experiences of family members trying to cope with the excessive drinking or drug taking of a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 7th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    This work focuses on the many critical areas of America’s drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge

  • Crack Cocaine Users

    High Society and Low Life in South London

    By Daniel Briggs

    Crack cocaine users have significant health problems, and place a significant burden on social services, the criminal justice system and drug treatment agencies. Among policymakers, professionals and the wider section of society, they are the most poorly understood drug-using group and have the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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