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📒Concepts Of Chemical Dependency ✍ Harold Doweiko
✏Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Summary : Completely rewritten from cover to cover, the contemporary new 8th edition of CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include: the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be even a few years ago; and updated information on the abuse of cough syrups, a trend that has evolved in adolescent substance abusers in the past decade. Adding to the book’s usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse texts, including: abuse of anabolic steroids; inhalants; many of the forms of infectious disease associated with substance abuse; how the war on drugs has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country; the relationship between substance abuse and many infectious diseases; and the latest information on the medical marijuana debate. Providing a comprehensive overview of the problems of substance abuse and addiction, students report that they appreciate the author’s balanced approach in contrast to a tendency to preach to the reader that drugs are bad for you. Student feedback indicates that they value the clear and detailed information provided, allowing the student to form their own opinion about the compound(s) being discussed in each chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Concepts Of Chemical Dependency ✍ Harold Doweiko
✏Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Summary : Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Conducting Substance Use Research ✍ Audrey L. Begun
✏Conducting Substance Use Research Book Summary : This book assists new and experienced scholars in planning and conducting high quality, contemporary studies for knowledge building about substance use. The target audience is individuals new to substance use as a field of study, either as novice researchers or as experienced researchers in other areas who find themselves lacking experience to address overlapping issues of substance use. Organized around a translational science framework, the contents address substance use research about epidemiology, etiology, intervention efficacy and effectiveness, and implementation of evidence-informed interventions. In addition, examples and issues are drawn from social work traditions involving multiple levels of study (organisms to large social systems), integrating biopsychosocial aspects, and adopting a lifespan perspective. The authors examine the implications for research of current "great debates" in the field and present readers with a variety of specific substance use research resources and tools. This practical "how to" guide takes the reader step-by-step through issues specific to substance use research in study design, participant recruitment and retention, measurement and analysis, and the processes involved in the dissemination, diffusion, and implementation of evidence-informed innovations. A variety of technical resources and measurement tools are provided, as are references to journals for scholars to consider both as knowledge resources and as outlets for disseminating their work. In sum, this book offers a fresh approach to conducting substance use research that is not readily available in other texts.
📒Drugs And Drug Policy ✍ Clayton J. Mosher
✏Drugs and Drug Policy Book Summary : "...the authors provide a detailed review of existing drug policy in the United States and an excellent and thorough review of the effects of both legal and illegal substances. One of the book's outstanding features is its comprehensive coverage of policy regarding legal and non legal drugs...this book is also extremely thought provoking and challenges readers to consider the foundation of their own perspectives on drugs and drug policies." —PSYCCRITIQUES Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration provides a cross-national perspective on the regulation of drug use by examining and critiquing drug policies in the United States and abroad in terms of their scope, goals, and effectiveness. In this engaging text, authors Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins discuss the physiological, psychological, and behavioral effects of legal and illicit drugs; the patterns and correlates of use; and theories of the "causes" of drug use.
📒Counseling Children ✍ Charles L. Thompson
✏Counseling Children Book Summary : PART I. INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING CHILDREN. 1. Introduction to a Child's World. 2. The Counseling Process. PART II. COUNSELING THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES. 3. Psychoanalytic Counseling. 4. Reality Therapy. 5. Brief Counseling: Solution-Focused and Paradoxical Counseling Strategies. 6. Person-Centered Counseling. 7. Gestalt Therapy. 8. Rational-Emotive-Behavior Therapy and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. 9. Behavioral Counseling. 10. Transactional Analysis. 11. Individual Psychology. 12. Family Counseling. 13. Personality Types. PART III. COUNSELING WITH CHILDREN: SPECIAL TOPICS. 14. Play Therapy. 15. Children from Different Cultures. 16. Consultation, Collaboration, Teamwork. 17. Group Counseling With Children. 18. Counseling Children with Special Concerns. 19. Counseling with Exceptional Children. 20. Legal and Ethical Issues.
✏Foundations of Addictions Counseling Book Summary : Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores the techniques and skills a new practitioner will need in the real world, with chapters by expert scholars, while providing a thorough review of the theory, history and research of addiction counseling. This comprehensive text offers prospective counselors the tools and strategies they will need for working with general and special populations, including assessment tools, strategies for outpatient and inpatient treatment, information about maintenance and relapse prevention, and counseling strategies for couples, families, children and adolescents, and recovering addicts.
📒Theory And Practice Of Addiction Counseling ✍ Pamela S. Lassiter
✏Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling Book Summary : Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling by Pamela S. Lassiter and John R. Culbreth brings together contemporary theories of addiction and helps readers connect those theories to practice using a common multicultural case study. Theories covered include motivational interviewing, moral theory, developmental theory, cognitive behavioral theories, attachment theory, and sociological theory. Each chapter focuses on a single theory, describing its basic tenets, philosophical underpinnings, key concepts, and strengths and weaknesses. Each chapter also shows how practitioners using the theory would respond to a common case study, giving readers the opportunity to compare how the different theoretical approaches are applied to client situations. A final chapter discusses approaches to relapse prevention.
📒Substance Abuse ✍ Gary L. Fisher
✏Substance Abuse Book Summary : Covering various topics in the field of alcohol and other drugs, this text provides balanced coverage of different treatment models and objective discussions of controversies in the field. It includes multicultural issues and chapters on children, families and codependency.
📒Introduction To Chemical Engineering ✍ S. PUSHPAVANAM
✏Introduction to Chemical Engineering Book Summary : This book is an outgrowth of the author’s teaching experience of a course on Introduction to Chemical Engineering to the first-year chemical engineering students of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. The book serves to introduce the students to the role of a chemical engineer in society. In addition to the classical industries, the role of chemical engineers in several esoteric areas such as semiconductor processing and biomedical engineering is discussed. Besides highlighting the principles and processes of chemical engineering, the book shows how chemical engineering concepts from the basic sciences and economics are used to seek solutions to engineering problems. The book is rich in examples of innovative solutions found to problems faced in chemical industry. It includes a wide spectrum of topics, selected from the industrial interactions of the author. It encourages the student to see the similarities in the concepts which govern apparently dissimilar examples. It introduces various concepts, using both physical and mathematical bases, to facilitate the understanding of difficult processes such as the scale-up process. The book contains several case studies on safety, ethics and environ-mental issues in chemical process industries.
📒Providing Substance Abuse Prevention And Treatment Services To Adolescents ✍ United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Subcommittee on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
✏Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Subcommittee on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
✏Publisher : Government Printing Office
✏Release Date : 2005-01-01
✏Pages : 126
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105050386346
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Providing substance abuse prevention and treatment services to adolescents Book Summary :