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Perspectives in alcohol and drug abuse

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Published by J. Wright-PSG in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Drug abuse -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Substance dependence

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Joel Solomon, Kim A. Keeley.
    ContributionsSolomon, Joel., Keeley, Kim A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5035 .P44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4269808M
    ISBN 100884163067
    LC Control Number81015918

    3. Theoretical Perspectives and Research Methods in the Sociology of Addiction 4. Studies of Careers in Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse 5. Studies of the effects of substance use and abuse on relationships and of relationships on substance use and abuse 6. Studies of Drug and Alcohol Subcultures and Specific Populations 7. Women and Substance. Major Perspectives on Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction of Alcohol/Drug Consumption and Compulsive Behaviors Major Perspectives on Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction of Alcohol/Drug Consumption and Compulsive Behaviors. Khan Academy: Drug Abuse and Drug Addiction. Download [ KB] Share This Book. Powered by Pressbooks. Guides and Tutorials Author: Master Textbook.

    This book, part of the “Drug-Alert Book” series, gives a good overview of medicines and how various medicines work with the body and the brain to help healing. Focus on Nicotine and Caffeine. [Perry, R.] Frederick, MD: Twenty-First Century Books, This book, part of the “Drug Alert Book” series, gives a good overview of nicotine. Seattle, WA: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington; Barlow A, Tingey L, Cwik M, Goklish N, Larzelere-Hinton F, Lee A, et al. Understanding the relationship between substance use and self-injury in American Indian youth. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Cited by:

    Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention blends the wisdom of numerous long-term professionals addressing drug and alcohol issues with helpful strategies and current science.. Organized around the Pyramid of Success that emphasizes Competence, Confidence, and Commitment, this book offers practical and grounded approaches for better addressing substance abuse issues. Part II Pillars in Social Science Drug and Alcohol Studies Part III Controversies and New Approaches in Social Science Drug and Alcohol Studies. This Handbook is an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol .


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Perspectives in alcohol and drug abuse Download PDF EPUB FB2

A historical review of drug and alcohol use / Benjamin Kissin -- Sociocultural aspects of alcohol and drug use and abuse / Joseph Westermeyer -- The pharmacology of addictive drugs / Kenneth Blum, Arthur H.

Briggs, Karl Verebey -- Personality and psychopathology / Jerome F.X. Carroll -- Combined alcohol-drug abuse and human behavior / Sidney Cohen -- Combined treatment of alcoholism and drug Pages: The great majority of homeless people have either a drug or alcohol problem or a mental illness—many have all three.

The cost to U.S. society for health care, in lost work productivity, in crime, and due to other factors related to drug and alcohol addiction and abuse is estimated to be several hundred billion dollars.

Treatment. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations: Contents: A historical review of drug and alcohol use / Benjamin Kissin --Sociocultural aspects of alcohol and drug use and abuse / Joseph Westermeyer --The pharmacology of addictive drugs / Kenneth Blum, Arthur H.

Briggs, Karl Verebey --Personality and psychopathology / Jerome F.X. alcohol in eight low and middle income countries where such data are often not available. The book is a product of the multinational collaborative project on "Gender, Alcohol and Culture: an International Study" (GENACIS).

GENACIS was funded by the European Commission, the U.S. National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA), the SwissFile Size: 2MB. This book is a thought-provoking and much needed addition to the vast literature on drugs, drug use, and drug policy. The information in this book contributes to what is known by examining substance use through historical and cultural perspectives, providing readers with a detailed ride through the history of drug use over time throughout Cited by: 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.

Some nongovernmental organizations work in the drug abuse field in Kosovo, including Labyrinth, Listen to the Youth, Omladina JAZAS, Partnerships in Health, and UNICEF. There is a need for expanded drug abuse research and treatment in Kosovo.

This report was supported by. Start studying major perspectives on alcohol/drug use. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Alcohol use continues despite physical and psychological problems caused by it; Participation in many activities (work, recreation, social) is reduced because of the drug.

DSM-IV TR distinguishes alcohol dependence from alcohol abuse (Oltmanns, Martin, Neale & Davidson, ). Alcohol abuse is characterized by the following. This chapter describes how substance use, substance-related problems, and substance use disorders (SUDs) have been viewed over time and in different cultures.

Substance problems and inebriety were historically understood through a moralistic perspective, although the description of substance problem syndromes as medical diseases or disorders has a long by: 1. examine the social problem of drug abuse,reviewing its extent,its social consequences, and our solutions.

We begin first with a look at how the sociological perspectives address the problem of drug abuse. Sociological Perspectives on Drug Abuse Biological and psychological theories attempt to explain how alcohol or drug abuse is based in the File Size: 2MB.

Viewpoint: mental health & alcohol/drug treatment fields Major focuses: prevent, intervene and treat alcohol/drug & co-occurring disorders Approach: provide services from housing, finances, to quality of life; early intervention Drawback: public agencies are underfunded, understaffed, problems are many, and, at times overwhelming.

This fourth edition of Perspectives on Drugs, Alcohol and Society in Africa is the latest in the edited book series on drug abuse research whose purpose is to bring the most recent findings to. In lieu of the term "abuse," public health professionals prefer terms such as "alcohol and drug problems" or the "harmful/hazardous use" of a drug.

The focus of the public health perspective is to understand the importance social norms, environment, and availability play in the shaping of alcohol- and drug-related problems both on an individual. consumption, and (4) self-awareness as having a drug and/or alcohol problem.

Another important point is that few theories from any discipline, including sociology, have done a good job explaining the differences between drug or alcohol use, abuse, or addiction.

Earlier in this book, we discussed these varied terms. Yet, drugs and alcohol theories. Stigmatization of drug use; Prohibitionism; Given its broad and innovative approach, Drugs and Social Context - Social Perspectives on the Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs will be of interest for researchers, clinicians and other health professionals, since the study of the social aspects of drug use is central to everyone who deals with the issue.

DRUG ABUSE Selected Contemporary Perspectives Editors: DAN J. LETTIERI, Ph.D. MOLLIE SAYERS HELEN WALLENSTEIN PEARSON NIDA Research Monograph 30 March DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration National Institute on Drug Abuse Division of Research Fishers Lane.

Substance abuse is defined as an inappropriate use of substances with potential harm or consequences to the individual on a physical, mental, emotional, and/or social level. The use is characterized by patterned, ritualistic usage of drugs or alcohol resulting in some compromised value system, financial problems, relationship difficulties.

Multicultural perspectives on drug abuse and its prevention: a resource book. Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Resource Development, Prevention Branch, \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:name\/a> \" Multicultural.

Enough Already is a book that offers drug treatment advice for people who suffer from alcohol and drug abuse or think they may have an addiction problem. A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction This prepares him to present the message in this book drawing from personal and professional perspectives.

The National Household Survey on Drug Abuse defines binge alcohol use as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion at least one day in the past 30 days. Substance abuse. The characteristic feature of abuse is the presence of dysfunction related to the person's use of alcohol or other drugs.Drugs and Alcohol Week of September Drugs are as much a part of society today as they were 40 years ago and remains a controversial topic throughout the government and other social groups.

I thought it was interesting to see the different sociological perspectives about drug and alcohol abuse. Comparing the different theories.Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, this Second Edition includes more coverage of the theories of alcohol and other drug use and abuse, as well as broad conceptual issues related to the nature of addiction and recent developments in research methods.

Key Features. Focuses on alcohol, which is used more widely than any other drug /5(11).