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  • Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonard Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems

    The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures, 1st Edition

    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

  • Alcohol and the Adult Brain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Svanberg, Adrienne Withall, Brian Draper, Stephen Bowden

    The research literature on the impact of alcohol on the brain has seen a rapid expansion in recent years. Alcohol and the Adult Brain presents an up-to-date overview of some of the issues relevant to understanding and working with people with cognitive impairment as a result of chronic alcohol use.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Neuropsychology

  • Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    THE POLITICS OF NARCOTIC DRUGS: A Survey aims to explore the complexities of the drugs trade, and the political challenges and opportunities that exist for more effective approaches to the issues involved. The various sections of this volume provide the reader with an insight into the numerous…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge

  • Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups

    Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge

  • Cultural Ecstasies

    Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary, 1st Edition

    By Ilana Mountian

    In this important contribution to the field, Ilana Mountian critically analyses discourses surrounding drug addiction, drug prohibition, treatment and prevention, and highlights new ways of understanding the role that gender plays in the ethics of drug use across cultures. The book analyses the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-27
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Illicit Drugs

    Use and control, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Barton

    Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. As such, this second edition of the popular Illicit Drugs: Use and Control provides a timely, up-to-date discussion of the key issues raised in the first edition, whilst also providing new…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge

  • A History of Drugs

    Drugs and Freedom in the Liberal Age, 1st Edition

    By Toby Seddon

    Why are some psychoactive substances regarded as ‘dangerous drugs’, to be controlled by the criminal law within a global prohibition regime, whilst others – from alcohol and tobacco, through to those we call ‘medicines’ – are seen and regulated very differently? A History of Drugs traces a…

    Paperback – 2010-07-12
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Youth, Drugs, and Nightlife

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Hunt, Molly Moloney, Kristin Evans

    Youth, Drugs, and Night Life examines the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers today. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ’s and promoters, Hunt, Moloney, and Evans examine the different social groupings that make up the scene. The…

    Paperback – 2010-01-14
    Routledge

  • Stress, Trauma and Substance Use

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian E Bride, Samuel A MacMaster

    The editors of Stress, Trauma, and Substance Use have gathered a collection of innovative chapters written by cutting edge researchers that depict both the breadth of the relationships between stress, trauma, and substance use, as well as how closely these phenomena are all too often linked.…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

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