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Alcohol Other Drugs And Behavior

Author : John Jung
ISBN : 9781412967648
Genre : Medical
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Empowering readers to become educated consumers of research findings, the author uses research, concepts, and theories developed in the study of alcohol use as a point of reference when examining conceptions and evidence about less frequently studied drugs.

Alcohol Other Drugs And Behavior Psychological Research Perspectives

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467220101
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Behavior , Psychological Research Perspectives. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Psychology Of Alcohol And Other Drugs

Author : John Jung
ISBN : 0761921001
Genre : Psychology
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Psychology of Alcohol and Other Drugs encourages the reader to become a critical consumer rather than a docile recipient of research information in this field, much of it interpreted in a highly dubious and frequently political manner. The author offers a psychological perspective in his coverage of alcohol and drug-related issues, focusing in depth on key topics. -Examines the contribution of research methodology to outcomes -Offers alternative explanations to alcohol and drug-related issues -Considers causal relationships in substance abuse -Discusses alcohol and drug abuse in different groups defined by gender, age race, and marital status -Includes Danish and Swedish studies of hereditary and environmental influences

Studyguide For Alcohol Other Drugs And Behavior

Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
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Spirituality And Religiousness And Alcohol Other Drug Problems

Author : Brent Benda
ISBN : 9781136758317
Genre : Psychology
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An in-depth look at the relevance of religious and spiritual issues to alcohol and drug use and abuse throughout the lifespan Spiritual issues and forgiveness are oft-neglected topics in treatment programs for substance abusers. This unique book brings those underrated components of recovery to the forefront through current research, case studies, and the insight of experts in the field of spirituality as well as drug/alcohol treatment. It illustrates the important interrelationship among religiousness, spirituality, forgiveness, and alcohol and drug use and abuse throughout the lifespan. The contributors examine the effects of religiousness and spirituality on recovery in relation to more widely recognized supports. Each chapter is extensively referenced, and most include tables and/or figures that make difficult information easy to understand and work with. Spirituality and Religiousness and Alcohol/Other Drug Problems: Treatment and Recovery Perspectives draws clear, important distinctions between religiosity and spirituality. It provides you with a clearly laid out conceptual framework for examining the relationship among spirituality/religiousness and alcohol/drug problems, and a theoretical model of forgiveness in regard to alcohol/drug abuse. This informative book also examines: the existing literature on the intersection of spirituality/religiousness and alcohol/drug issues addiction recovery across the lifespan connections among stress, quality of life, social support, spirituality and religiosity, and recovery how social supports, spirituality, religiousness, life meaning, and affiliation with 12-step fellowships affect the quality of life for people in recovery evidence-based forgiveness treatment alcohol abusers’ traits and how abusers function in the context of family Christian perspectives on alcohol/drug use and abuse—with a chapter devoted to Protestant perspectives and treatment implications predictors of rehospitalization for homeless substance abusers, including spiritual well-being various dimensions of religious involvement and mental health outcomes among addicted women whether religiousness, as opposed to church attendance, is related to alcohol/drug consumption and delinquency the ties between religious variables and mental health in a high-risk population (chemically dependent pregnant or parenting women in a residential treatment program) . . . and a great deal more This book is designed to be immediately useful to practitioners (social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and ministers) who work with substance users and abusers, as well as to academicians and researchers involved with these topics. Please consider adding it to your professional, research, or teaching collection today!

The Oxford Handbook Of Substance Use And Substance Use Disorders

Author : Kenneth J. Sher
ISBN : 9780199381722
Genre : Psychology
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Substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs) have been documented in a number of cultures since the beginnings of recorded time and represent major societal concerns in the present day. The Oxford Handbook of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders provides comprehensive reviews of key areas of inquiry into the fundamental nature of substance use and SUDs, their features, causes, consequences, course, treatment, and prevention. It is clear that understanding these various aspects of substance use and SUDs requires a multidisciplinary perspective that considers the pharmacology of drugs of abuse, genetic variation in these acute and chronic effects, and psychological processes in the context of the interpersonal and cultural contexts. Comprising two volumes, this Handbook also highlights a range of opportunities and challenges facing those interested in the basic understanding of the nature of these phenomena and novel approaches to assess, prevent, and treat these conditions with the goal of reducing the enormous burden these problems place on our global society. Chapters in Volume 1 cover the historical and cultural contexts of substance use and its consequences, its epidemiology and course, etiological processes from the perspective of neuropharmacology, genetics, personality, development, motivation, and the interpersonal and larger social environment. Chapters in Volume 2 cover major health and social consequences of substance involvement, psychiatric comorbidity, assessment, and interventions. Each chapter highlights key issues in the respective topic area and raises unanswered questions for future research. All chapters are authored by leading scholars in each topic. The level of coverage is sufficiently deep to be of value to both trainees and established scientists and clinicians interested in an evidenced-based approach.

Perspectives On Adolescent Drug Use

Author : Bernard Segal
ISBN : 0866569235
Genre : Social Science
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Perspectives on Adolescent Drug Use provides an understanding of the nature of the problem of drug-taking among adolescents in order to plan effective countermeasures. Although contemporary research has provided descriptions of adolescent patterns and trends, an important issue is whether these portrayals are accurate because they may not correctly reflect the patterns and trends of drug and alcohol use among minority subgroups, such as Native-American or Latino adolescents. These highly informative chapters highlight the special problems of drug-taking behavior among minority youth, the issue of frequence of drug use among adolescents, and the key issue of prevention of drug use among adolescents. A discussion of the problems of accurately diagnosing adolescents who drink is also presented. This comprehensive book is especially important for professionals involved with adolescents, and for health and public policy authorities involved in the planning of intervention and prevention services for adolescents.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722678
Genre : English literature
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Escaping The Journey To Nowhere

Author : Glenn D. Walters
ISBN : 1560323191
Genre : Psychology
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(Publisher-supplied data) Drug abuse is a serious national health concern that costs American society billions of dollars and countless lives each year. Though it attracts the attention of politicians, mental health professionals, the media and members of the general public, little real progress has been made toward understanding the nature of the problem. Providing a perspective on alcohol and other drug abuse that should be of value to practitioners, course instructors, and students of psychology, counselling and sociology, this book should also be useful for anyone interested in developing a comprehensive understanding of substance abuse difficulties and their treatment. The organizing theme is that drug abuse can be conceptualized as a lifestyle, in which the individual demonstrates an increasing level of both commitment and preoccupation with drug-related activities, goals and relationships.; The lifestyle model considers three primary categories of influence in offering a working model of drug- seeking behaviour. These three factors, commonly referred to as the "three C's", are conditions internal and external influences that increase or decrease a person's future risk of abusing drugs, choice decision-making processes of an individual, and cognition thinking patterns the individual uses to justify his or her decisions and subsequent drug use behaviour.; The first section of this book probes biological, psychological, and sociological roots of drug abuse, and is followed by a discussion of developmental origins, features and progressions of drug lifestyle involvement. Finally, potential avenue of intervention and prevention are investigated in an effort to construct a comprehensive programme of lifestyle change. Applicable case studies are also examined in relation to these issues.

Perspectives On Drug Use In The United States

Author : Bernard Segal
ISBN : 9781317735687
Genre : Psychology
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Here you’ll find perceptive critical analyses of areas of concern within the field that have important implications for both research endeavors and clinical intervention.

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