Drug Abuse Handbook

Author by : Steven B. Karch, MD, FFFLM
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : This is the handbook that professionals who deal with problems related to drugs and drug abuse have been waiting for. The impressive list of more than 80 contributors, each experts and leaders in their field, testifies to the importance of this outstanding new handbook. The volume contains detailed discussions of drug-related issues in criminalistics, pathology, and toxicology. Impairment testing and the pharmacokinetics of abused drugs are examined in detail, as is the field of workplace drug testing, the use of alternate testing matrices, drugs in sports, addiction medicine, and drug-related medical emergencies. The handbook focuses on the most urgent drug abuse-related problems of today An entire section is devoted to alcohol abuse, including a scientific appraisal of the most common drunk driving defenses, complete with sample calculations. Problems of postmortem toxicology are thoroughly detailed and an appendix lists key references for the most widely used analytic methods. An in-depth analysis of legal questions, including fetal rights and workplace testing Examination of the principles of addiction medicine and how doctors handle substance abuse problems A section addressing drug use by athletes, including a summary of current Olympic Committee Regulations regarding substance use and the latest information on detecting abuse of Human Growth Hormone and Erythropoietin Whether you are approaching the issue of drug abuse from a medical, psychological, toxicological, or legal perspective, the Drug Abuse Handbook is the most authoritative and complete resource available.


Drug Abuse

Author by : Punit Puri
Languange : en
Publisher by : Educreation Publishing
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Description : Today's youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of writing this book is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities. From this book’s perspective, the use of all illicit drugs and the inappropriate use of illicit drugs are considered drug abuse. Prevention science has made great progress in recent years. Many interventions are being tested in "real-world" settings, so they can be more easily adapted for community use. Scientists are studying a broader range of populations and topics. They have identified, for example, effective interventions with younger populations to help prevent risk behaviors before drug abuse occurs. Researchers are also studying older teens, which are already using drugs to find ways to prevent further abuse or addiction. Practical issues, such as cost-benefitanalyses, are being studied. Presenting these findings to the public through this book is the most important responsibilities. I am pleased to offer this First edition of the publication, DRUG ABUSE - PROBLEM MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION First Edition. The first edition offers updated principles, new questions and answers, new program information, and expanded references. This edition summarizes sections of the guide for community use. This book is designed as per the latest syllabus of Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar. I hope you will find this First edition useful and helpful. Prof. Punit [email protected]


Theories On Drug Abuse

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Languange : en
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Drug Abuse Prevention

Author by : Dr. Richard W. Wilson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : This is one of the only texts available that offers a holistic approach to planning and implementing drug abuse prevention.


Drug Abuse

Author by : Roman Espejo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenhaven Pr
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Description : Essays discuss varying opinions surrounding drug abuse, including the factors leading to drug abuse, treatment programs, and the legalization of drugs.


Drug Abuse

Author by : Bruce Edelfield
Languange : en
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
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Description : Describes drug abuse, the effects on the body, mind, and emotions, and when abuse becomes an addiction.


Substance Abuse

Author by : Joyce H. Lowinson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Description : The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than 150 experts at the front lines of patient management and research. This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information on “club drugs” such as Ecstasy. New sections focus on addiction in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and women’s health issues, including pregnancy. The expanded behavioral addictions section now includes hoarding, shopping, and computer/Internet abuse. Includes access to a Companion wesbite that has fully searchable text.


Drug Use In America Problem In Perspective

Author by : United States. Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse
Languange : en
Publisher by : Ardent Media
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Medical Toxicology Of Drug Abuse

Author by : Donald G. Barceloux
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : This book provides a broad reference covering important drugs of abuse including amphetamines, opiates, and steroids. It also covers psychoactive plants such as caffeine, peyote, and psilocybin. It provides chemical structures, analytical methods, clinical features, and treatments of these drugs of abuse, serving as a highly useful, in-depth supplement to a general medical toxicology book. The style allows for the easy application of the contents to searchable databases and other electronic products, making this an essential resource for practitioners in medical toxicology, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, pharmaceuticals, environmental organizations, pathology, and related fields.


Behavioral Couples Therapy For Alcoholism And Drug Abuse

Author by : Timothy J. O'Farrell
Languange : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Description : This eminently practical guide presents an empirically supported approach for treating people with substance abuse problems and their spouses or domestic partners. Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) explicitly focuses on both substance use and relationship issues, and is readily compatible with 12-step approaches. Provided are all the materials needed to introduce BCT; implement a recovery contract to support abstinence; work with clients to increase positive activities, improve communication, and reduce relapse risks; and deal with special treatment challenges. Appendices include a session-by-session treatment manual and 70 reproducible checklists, forms, and client education posters. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying and enhance the book's clinical utility.