Author : Darryl Inaba
Genre : Medical
Publisher : Cns Productions
ISBN : 0926544306
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Over 400 colleges and universities have adopted this up-to-date user-friendly textbook addressing psychoactive drugs and compulsive behaviors. Wide-ranging research and extensive citations make this an excellent reference source. A companion Study Guide containing chapter outline, guided review, practice tests, a drug identification table, and an extended glossary is available to download with each copy. Key ideas and concepts are highlighted throughout the book. This technique along with the Study Guide aids readers in processing the materials. Instructor support materials are also available. The content relies on the most current data and studies as well as practical information and interviews drawn from treatment professionals and their clients. The material gives perceptive insights into the complex fields of drug abuse, compulsive behaviors, addiction, treatment, recovery, and prevention. QR (quick response) codes access short videos for each chapter, and hundreds of illustrations, photos, and graphics make this clearly, concisely, and simply written textbook valuable to instructors, students, and professionals alike.

Author : Darryl Inaba
Genre : Medical
Publisher : CNS Productions, Incorporated
ISBN : 092654439X
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The content relies on the most current data and studies as well as practical information and interviews drawn from treatment professionals and their clients. The material gives perceptive insights into the complex fields of drug abuse, compulsive behaviors, addiction, treatment, recovery, and prevention.

Author : Darryl Inaba
Genre : Drugs of abuse
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ISBN : OCLC:1259658171
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Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Vintage
ISBN : 9780307744067
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50th Anniversary Edition • With an introduction by Caity Weaver, acclaimed New York Times journalist This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Also a major motion picture directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.

Author : Joseph Volpicelli
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN : UOM:39015049996914
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In RECOVERY OPTIONS: THE COMPLETE GUIDE, you will learn what addiction is--and what it isn't. You will examine both the mechanism of addiction and how you can make the best treatment choices...why some people are particularly prone to substance problems...and the genetic and learning mechanisms that help create these conditions.

Author : Dessa K. Bergen-Cico
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317249399
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War and Drugs explores the relationship between military incursions and substance use and abuse throughout history. For centuries, drugs have been used to weaken enemies, stimulate troops to fight, and quell post-war trauma. They have also served as a source of funding for clandestine military and paramilitary activity. In addition to offering detailed geopolitical perspectives, this book explores the intergenerational trauma that follows military conflict and the rising tide of substance abuse among veterans, especially from the Vietnam and Iraq-Afghan eras. Addiction specialist Bergen-Cico raises important questions about the past and challenges us to consider new approaches in the future to this longest of US wars.

Author : Anne M. Fletcher
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101606032
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An eye-opening tour of the addiction treatment industry explores the gap between what should happen and what does What happens inside drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers and how rehab works are a mystery to those outside the industry – and sometimes even to those inside it. Anne M. Fletcher is a trusted New York Times bestselling health and medical writer who visited 15 addiction treatment centers—from outpatient programs for the indigent to famous celebrity rehabs; from the sites of renowned Twelve-Step centers to several unconventional programs—to find out what really happens. What she reveals ranges from inspirational to irresponsible, and, in some cases, potentially dangerous. Real Stories: As always with her books, Fletcher gets the inside story by turning to real people who “have been there,” interviewing more than 100 individuals whose compelling stories illustrate serious issues facing people in rehab and endemic in the rehab industry today. Connected Writer and Researcher who has earned the respect (and cooperation) of experts throughout the fields she’s taken on. Inside Rehab is no exception—Fletcher has interviewed more than 100 professionals working in the field, including a mix of rehab staffers and administrators as well as leading academics. Rehab is constantly covered in the media, as celebrities battle their drug and alcohol issues in the spotlight and reality TV puts recovery in prime time. Addiction is no longer only a personal struggle—it’s a pop culture phenomenon. Myth Busting: Fletcher exposes twelve supposed facts for the falsehoods they are, including “rehab is necessary for most people to recover from addictions;” “highly trained professionals provide most of the treatment in addiction programs;” and “drugs should not be used to treat a drug addict.” Fletcher’s most important finding is the alarming discrepancy between the treatments being employed at many rehab centers and the treatments recommended by leading experts and supported by scientific research. Guidance and Practical Solutions: Inside Rehab also highlights what is working, spotlights state-of-the-art programs and practices, and offers advice and guidance for people seeking quality care and treatment for themselves or those they care about. Inside Rehab is the first book to give readers a thoughtful, sensitive, and bracingly honest insider’s view of the drug and alcohol rehab industry in America. For people seeking quality care for themselves or a loved one, Inside Rehab is essential reading, offering a wealth of accurate information and wise guidance.

Author : Jennifer D. Berton
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470907191
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Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible—ethically speaking.Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical guide examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, Ethics for Addiction Professionals explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear. Covers basic principles that affect current ethical concerns and dilemmas Includes illustrative real-world case studies Features well-defined professional codes of ethics Treats ethics as a set of guidelines designed to protect the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole

Author : John Brick
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781135122188
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Explore the brain and discover the clinical and pharmacological issues surrounding drug abuse and dependence. The authors, research scientists with years of experience in alcohol and drug studies, provide definitions, historic discoveries about the nervous system, and original, eye-catching illustrations to discuss the brain/behavior relationship, basic neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and the mechanistic actions of mood-altering drugs. You will learn about: • how psychoactive drugs affect cognition, behavior, and emotion • the brain/behavior relationship • the specific effects of major addictive and psychoactive drug groups • new definitions and thinking about abuse and dependence • the medical and forensic consequences of drugs use Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior uses a balance of instruction, illustrations, and tables and formulas that will give you a broad, lasting introduction to this intriguing subject. Whether you're a nurse, chemical dependency counselor, psychologist, or clinician, this book will be a quick reference guide long after the first reading.

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This CD-ROM was produced as an educational tool to instruct individuals or groups about psychoactive substances and the problems related to their use. For some people, especially those in recovery, this content may trigger craving to use or other drug seeking behavior. Unfortunately, craving is a typical response until the cues to reuse alcohol or other drugs are extinguished.