Drugs in Perspective : Personalized Look at Substance Use and Abuse

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Drugs in Perspective is written for the drug and substance abuse counseling course designed to prepare future health professionals to work with patients, clients, and families of abusers. It is designed to provide perspective on the aspects and problems associated with addiction as well as provide the fundamentals on the dynamics of chemical dependency. This edition improves topic flow for easier understanding and brings the research base into the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Understanding Substance Abuse
Putting Drugs in Perspective
Why Do People Abuse Drugs?
Drug-Specific Information
Definitions of Substance Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction
Substance Abuse and Family Systems
Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family System
Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment
Prevention of Substance-Abuse Problems
Change, Motivation & Intervention for Substance-Abuse Problems
Disorders Co-Occurring with Substance Abuse
Alcohol/Drug Treatment and Relapse Prevention
Trends in Annual Prevalence of Use of Various Drugs for Eight, Tenth, and Twelfth Graders
Alcohol/Drug Screening Inventories
Medication Examples
At-Risk Factors For Substance Abuse
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