Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book

Concepts of Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Harold E. Doweiko
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305177406

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Description :

CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, Ninth Edition, 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 a few years ago; and the abuse of cough syrups. 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, infectious diseases associated with substance abuse, how the “war on drugs” has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country, and the “medical marijuana” debate. This edition includes new information on synthetic marijuana, mephredone, and dextromethorphan, among other substances; updates reflecting the new DSM-5; and a new chapter on the Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction. Students report that they appreciate the author’s balanced approach, which allows them to form their own opinions, in contrast to some books that “preach” that “drugs are bad for you.” 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 Book

Concepts of Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Harold E. Doweiko
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 1337563455

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Description :

CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, 10th Edition, provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly misused. Author Harold Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse texts, including anabolic steroids, inhalants, infectious diseases associated with substance misuse, the medical marijuana debate and how the war on drugs has contributed to the problem of substance use disorders. Students report that they appreciate the balanced approach, which allows them to form their own opinions and doesn't preach that drugs are bad for you. This edition includes new information on synthetic drugs, updates reflecting new preferred language in referring to those who struggle with substance use disorders and a new chapter on substance use and misuse in older adults. 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 Book

Concepts of Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Harold Doweiko
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133170815

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Description :

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 Book

Concepts of Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Harold Doweiko
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 9780840033901

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Description :

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 Book
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Concepts of Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Harold Doweiko
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2005-07-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534632847

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Concepts of Chemical Dependency Book Description :

Doweiko's comprehensive text reflects the current explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. In addition to his thorough examination of the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, and hallucinogens, and his solid strategies for working with clients, Doweiko discusses topics frequently left out of other books--such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. Additionally, the text investigates such salient topics as the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics--ensuring that students gain a professional's understanding of one of the most pressing issues of our time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemical Dependency Counseling Book

Chemical Dependency Counseling


  • Author : Robert R. Perkinson
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 744
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506307367

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Chemical Dependency Counseling Book Description :

The best-selling Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide provides counselors and front-line mental health professionals with the information and skills they need to use evidence-based treatments, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. Guiding the counselor step by step through treatment, author Robert R. Perkinson presents state-of-the-art tools, forms, and tests necessary for client success while meeting the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies. The Fifth Edition of this landmark text has been updated to include coverage of current topics of concern for counselors, including full compliance with DSM-5, new coverage of steps 6 – 12 in 12-step facilitation, discussions on synthetic and designer drugs, new psychotherapeutic medications, new survey data on patterns of use and abuse, a list of online recovery support groups for clients, and a new section on Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery.

Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder Book

Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder


  • Author : Bruce Carruth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-23
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317822745

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Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder Book Description :

Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder gives you the information and clinical skills necessary to assess and evaluate persons suffering from substance abuse and/or antisocial personality disorders and details how you can develop effective psychotherapy and treatment strategies. From its helpful pages that contain diagnostic criteria and clinical interviewing and assessment guidelines, you learn to accurately diagnose substance use and antisocial personality disorders. The book also provides you with the historical and clinical perspectives of such disorders and their epidemiology and etiology to give you a thorough background and understanding of the subject. Case studies and therapy vignettes are included to provide you with actual clinical examples to illustrate concepts and ideas. You will appreciate the book’s in-depth discussions of treatment strategies that can greatly enhance your effectiveness. You’ll find this volume is an invaluable research resource for refreshing your approaches for helping persons with substance abuse and antisocial personality disorders. Much of the content of Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder is based on the author’s two decades of experience working with patients suffering from substance use and antisocial personality disorders. Some topics addressed include: accurate differential diagnosis resistance the use of structure in treatment therapist-patient relationship dynamics treatment outcome effectiveness, relapse, and recovery. Alcohol/drug counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and corrections, probation, and parole officers who want to be more effective in their work with chemically dependent and antisocial clients will find this a practical, helpful, and informative guide. This enlightening book examines many of the most difficult and clinically problematic issues that are associated with the psychotherapy and rehabilitation of chemically dependent and/or antisocial patients. Much o

Alcohol  Other Drugs  and Behavior Book
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Alcohol Other Drugs and Behavior


  • Author : John Jung
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-06-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 589
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412967648

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Alcohol Other Drugs and Behavior Book Description :

Empowering readers to become educated consumers of research findings, the author uses research, concepts, and theories developed in the study of alcohol use as a point of reference when examining conceptions and evidence about less frequently studied drugs.

Chemical Dependency Book

Chemical Dependency


  • Author : Olivia Curtis
  • Publisher : Brooks Cole
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN 10 : 0534355838

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Chemical Dependency Book Description :

Drawing on more than 15 years of experience as an active clinician and instructor specializing in treating the chemically dependent and their families, Olivia Curtis presents an engaging and practical book on the nuts and bolts of counseling drug affected families. Unique and timely, Chemical Dependency: A Family Affair looks at family dynamics from a family systems perspective and examines how those dynamics are affected by chemical dependency. Through her insightful and friendly writing style, Curtis gives a comprehensive summary of the development of family theories, the structure of a family system, and the interplay between chemical dependency and the family system.