Substance Abuse : Information for School Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, and Counselors

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Weaving actual clinical examples with solid research, Substance Abuse continues to provide helping professionals with a detailed overview of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) field. Now in its Third Edition, this text provides updated coverage and practical clinical examples to reflect the rapid changes in the field of addiction. In a reader-friendly style, the authors present balanced coverage of various treatment models as well as objective discussions of the controversies in the field.Provides readers with a broad view of the AOD field as well as the pervasiveness of the problem in all areas of behavioral health and general fields.The text covers topics spanning the entire fieldpharmacology, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, recovery, prevention, children, families, and other addictions.Pre-service and in-service counselors, social workers and other helping professionals.

Author Biography

Gary L. Fisher is professor of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
The Role of the Mental Health Professional in Prevention and Treatmentp. 1
The Need for Generalist Trainingp. 3
Philosophical Orientationp. 5
Attitudes and Beliefsp. 6
Denial, Minimization, Projection, and Rationalizationp. 7
Helping Attitudes and Behaviorsp. 8
Overview of the Bookp. 10
Classification of Drugsp. 12
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Actp. 12
The Concept of Dangerousnessp. 13
Definitionsp. 14
Central Nervous System Depressantsp. 15
Central Nervous System Stimulantsp. 18
Opioidsp. 21
Hallucinogensp. 23
Cannabinolsp. 25
Inhalants and Volatile Hydrocarbonsp. 27
Anabolic Steroidsp. 28
Club Drugsp. 30
Drugs Used in the Treatment of Mental Disordersp. 31
Summaryp. 33
Additional Readingp. 33
Internet Resourcesp. 33
Further Discussionp. 34
Models of Addictionp. 35
The Moral Modelp. 36
Sociocultural and Psychological Models of Addictionp. 37
Disease Concept of Addictionp. 39
Biopsychosocial Model of Addictionp. 46
Summaryp. 49
Internet Resourcesp. 49
Further Discussionp. 50
MyHelpingLab Assignmentp. 50
Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Groupsp. 51
Native Americans and Alaska Nativesp. 52
Asian Americans and Pacific Islandersp. 58
African Americansp. 63
Latino and Hispanic Populationsp. 69
Persons with Disabilities and the Elderlyp. 74
Helping Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Populationsp. 75
Summaryp. 79
Internet Resourcesp. 81
Further Discussionp. 81
Confidentiality and Ethical Issuesp. 82
Confidentiality: 42 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 2 (42 CFR)p. 83
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)p. 89
Drug Testingp. 89
Documentationp. 90
Ethicsp. 91
Application of Confidentiality Regulationsp. 93
Summaryp. 95
Internet Resourcesp. 95
Further Discussionp. 96
MyHelpingLab Assignmentp. 96
Assessment and Diagnosisp. 97
Definitions of Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence or Addictionp. 98
Psychosocial Historyp. 100
Signs of Adolescent Substance Abusep. 106
Self-Report Inventoriesp. 107
Referralp. 112
Diagnosisp. 114
Summaryp. 118
Internet Resourcesp. 118
Further Discussionp. 119
MyHelpingLab Assignmentsp. 119
Client Engagement and Brief Interventionsp. 120
Client Engagementp. 122
Motivational Interviewingp. 122
Brief Interventionsp. 129
Summaryp. 131
Internet Resourcesp. 131
Further Discussionp. 131
MyHelpingLab Assignmentsp. 132
Treatment of AOD Problemsp. 133
How Many Are in Treatment? How Many Need Treatment?p. 133
What Happens in Treatment?p. 134
Treatment Strategies and Techniquesp. 138
Treatment Settingsp. 144
Principles of Effective Treatmentp. 147
Evidence-Based Treatmentp. 149
Treatment and Special Populationsp. 149
Treatment Effectivenessp. 155
Client-Treatment Matchingp. 157
Special Problems in Treatmentp. 158
Summaryp. 162
Internet Resourcesp. 163
Further Discussionp. 163
MyHelpingLab Assignmentp. 163
Relapse Prevention and Recoveryp. 164
Need for Generalist Training in Relapse Preventionp. 165
Definitions of Slip and Relapsep. 165
Frequency of Slips and Relapsep. 166
Is Relapse in Addiction Similar to Other Chronic Conditions?p. 167
Models of Relapse Preventionp. 167
Essential Components of Relapse Preventionp. 171
Preventing Slips from Escalatingp. 178
Recoveryp. 179
Summaryp. 180
Internet Resourcesp. 181
Further Discussionp. 181
MyHelpingLab Assignmentp. 181
Twelve-Step and Other Types of Support Groupsp. 182
Alcoholics Anonymousp. 183
Other Twelve-Step Groupsp. 190
Advantages and Disadvantages of Twelve-Step Groupsp. 191
Other Types of Support Groupsp. 193
Summaryp. 197
Internet Resourcesp. 197
Further Discussionp. 198
MyHelpingLab Assignmentsp. 198
Children and Familiesp. 199
Children's Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugsp. 200
Family Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugsp. 204
Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholismp. 215
Women and Alcoholismp. 216
Stepfamilies: System and Structurep. 220
Helping Familiesp. 221
Summaryp. 226
Internet Resourcesp. 227
Further Discussionp. 227
Adult Children and Codependencyp. 228
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs)p. 229
Assessment and Treatment Considerationsp. 231
ACOAs and Diversityp. 233
Codependencyp. 234
Implications for Mental Health Professionalsp. 240
Relationship of ACOA, AA, Al-Anon, and Codependencyp. 243
Codependency and Diversityp. 245
Summaryp. 252
Internet Resourcesp. 253
Further Discussionp. 254
HIV/AIDSp. 255
Incidence and Prevalencep. 255
Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDSp. 256
Risk Factors and High-Risk Populationsp. 260
Assessment of Clients for HIV and AIDS: Signs and Symptomsp. 265
Helping HIV-Infected Clientsp. 265
HIV-Related Issues Specific to the Helping Professionalp. 272
Summaryp. 273
Internet Resourcesp. 274
Further Discussionp. 275
Gambling and Other Addictionsp. 276
Prevalence of Gambling and Gambling Problemsp. 277
Definitions of Gamblers and Problem Gamblingp. 280
Assessment and Diagnosisp. 281
Treatment, Resources, and Supportp. 284
Other Addictionsp. 286
Food Addiction: The Eating Disordersp. 289
Addiction to Sex and Lovep. 296
Internet Addictionp. 297
Addiction to Work: Workaholismp. 300
Assessment and Treatment Issuesp. 303
Summaryp. 308
Internet Resourcesp. 310
Further Discussionp. 310
Preventionp. 311
Why Are Prevention Efforts Needed?p. 311
Policy Issues in Preventionp. 312
Prevention Classification Systemsp. 317
What Works in Preventionp. 320
Evidence-Based Preventionp. 328
Prevention Resourcesp. 328
Summaryp. 329
Internet Resourcesp. 329
Further Discussionp. 329
Referencesp. 330
Indexp. 367
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