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  • Food as a Drug

    1st Edition

    By Walker S C Poston, C Keith Haddock

    Food as a Drug provides psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors with a unique discussion about possible addictive qualities of some foods to assist clients who are struggling with obesity or eating disorders. Examining the pros and cons of treating eating disorders with an addictions model,…

    Paperback – 2000-07-14

  • Macho Love

    Sex Behind Bars in Central America, 1st Edition

    By Jacobo Schifter

    Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America is the first in-depth study of sexual culture and AIDS in Latin prisons. Psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and AIDS specialists will discover how the interplay of sexual ideals, prostitution, manipulation, resistance, and power…

    Paperback – 1999-08-25

  • HIV/AIDS and the Drug Culture

    Shattered Lives, 1st Edition

    By Joan Gormley, Elizabeth Hagan

    In this startling new collection of case studies entitled HIV/AIDS and the Drug Culture: Shattered Lives, you’ll take an eye-opening and informative look at the lifestyle and culture of the HIV/AIDS intravenous drug users (IVDUs). You’ll see how health care providers and caregivers can update their…

    Paperback – 1998-05-18

  • Addiction Intervention

    Strategies to Motivate Treatment-Seeking Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Carruth, Deborah G Wright, Robert K White

    Addiction Intervention: Strategies to Motivate Treatment-Seeking Behavior shows you how to use the tools of intervention--the words, the steps, and the strategies--to be a change agent in the lives of individuals with alcohol and drug addictions. It is full of effective strategies and case studies…

    Paperback – 1998-03-27

  • Alcohol Use/Abuse Among Latinos

    Issues and Examples of Culturally Competent Services, 1st Edition

    By Melvin Delgado

    In Alcohol Use/Abuse Among Latinos: Issues and Examples of Culturally Competent Services, you will learn how to design and improve services for Latinos with substance abuse problems by understanding that the cultures and personal backgrounds of your clients are crucial to the counseling process.…

    Paperback – 1998-02-26

  • Dual Disorders

    Essentials for Assessment and Treatment, 1st Edition

    By David F O'Connell

    Dual Disorders: Essentials for Assessment and Treatment is a practical handbook for the assessment and clinical management of patients with addiction and psychiatric disorders. Addictions counselors, prevention specialists, and chemical dependency nurses will use this book to understand the nature…

    Paperback – 1997-12-10

  • Chaos and Intoxication

    Complexity and Adaptation in the Structure of Human Nature, 1st Edition

    By Alan Dean

    Why are people often so unpredictable? Why do they do things which can cause great personal harm even when they know this to be the case? Chaos and Intoxication examines the nature of drug and alcohol abuse, seeking to address these and many other enduring questions through a detailed discussion of…

    Paperback – 1997-10-02

  • Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction

    Clinical Issues in the Use of Opioids and Other Analgesics, 1st Edition

    By Barry Stimmel

    Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction will help people in pain understand why their pain is not always adequately relieved, as well as help reverse the failure of current medical practice to routinely alleviate pain. As noted by a 1992 publication of the United States Department of Health Services,…

    Paperback – 1997-04-21

  • The Effectiveness of Social Interventions for Homeless Substance Abusers

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Stahler, Barry Stimmel

    The Effectiveness of Social Interventions for Homeless Substance Abusers helps substance abuse treatment providers develop and evaluate more responsive treatment models for serving homeless individuals with substance abuse problems. Research presented in this volume was funded by the National…

    Paperback – 1997-04-18

  • Chemical Dependency

    Women at Risk, 1st Edition

    By Dana Finnegan, Brenda Underhill

    Chemical Dependency: Women at Risk shows readers how to design and implement drug and alcohol treatment programs that take into account not only gender but also the cultural differences among women. Whether you’re a counselor, researcher, or health care provider, this book will show you how to…

    Paperback – 1996-12-03

  • Drug Abuse and Social Policy in America

    The War That Must Be Won, 1st Edition

    By Barry Stimmel

    Illicit drugs, despite the “war” waged by the United States government, remain a tremendous drain on the American economy and continue to take their toll on the lives of countless Americans. A comprehensive text with an instructor's manual, Drug Abuse and Social Policy in America…

    Paperback – 1996-10-07

  • My Life as a Male Anorexic

    1st Edition

    By Michael Krasnow

    My Life as a Male Anorexic is a uniquely male point of view of anorexia nervosa. It is the autobiographical account of a young man’s ongoing struggle with anorexia. Michael shared his story as part of the featured health segment “Men Dying to be Thin” on WSVN Channel 7 News in Miami,…

    Paperback – 1996-08-02

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