Medical

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Author: Joyce H. Lowinson

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781734746

Category: Medical

Page: 1454

View: 788

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.
Family & Relationships

Children at Risk

Children at Risk

Author: Arthur V. Carrington

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 1560729848

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 228

View: 869

There was a day when society shielded its children from the often cruel world. At least in the so-called developed countries, the exposure of children to the worst perversions society can conjure up, has never been greater. Children have reached the exalted level of being treated, seduced and targeted to as a 'market'. This bibliography brings together the literature providing access by subject groupings as well as author and title indexes.
Drug abuse

Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking Along the Southwest Border (Tucson)

Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking Along the Southwest Border (Tucson)

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000011974970

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 192

View: 382

Drug abuse

President's Commission on Model State Drug Laws: Drug-free families, schools, and workplaces

President's Commission on Model State Drug Laws: Drug-free families, schools, and workplaces

Author: United States. President's Commission on Model State Drug Laws

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951D00286465R

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 340

View: 707

Drug abuse

Drug Abuse and Society

Drug Abuse and Society

Author: Saroj Prashant

Publisher: APH Publishing

ISBN: 8170245559

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 248

View: 164

Role and activities of nongovernmental voluntary organization in the field of prevention of drug abuse in India; a study.
Antiques & Collectibles

PREVALENCE OF DRUG ABUSE

PREVALENCE OF DRUG ABUSE

Author: DR. NAMITA SINHA

Publisher: RED'SHINE Publication. Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 9788195110032

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 138

View: 971

Medical

Preventing Drug Abuse

Preventing Drug Abuse

Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309046275

Category: Medical

Page: 175

View: 982

As the nation's drug crisis has deepened, public and private agencies have invested huge sums of money in prevention efforts. Are the resulting programs effective? What do we need to know to make them more effective? This book provides a comprehensive overview on what we know about drug abuse prevention and its effectiveness, including: Results of a wide range of antidrug efforts. The role and effectiveness of mass media in preventing drug use. A profile of the drug problem, including a look at drug use by different population groups. A review of three major schools of prevention theory-risk factor reduction, developmental change, and social influence. An examination of promising prevention techniques from other areas of health and human services. This volume offers provocative findings on the connection between low self-esteem and drug use, the role of schools, the reality of changing drug use in the population, and more. Preventing Drug Abuse will be indispensable to anyone involved in the search for solutions, including policymakers, anti-drug program developers and administrators, and researchers.
Medicine

Cumulated Index Medicus

Cumulated Index Medicus

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32436010864831

Category: Medicine

Page: 1764

View: 239

Alcoholism

Adolescent Alcoholism

Adolescent Alcoholism

Author: Peggie S. Tillman

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951D01224040P

Category: Alcoholism

Page: 56

View: 944

Drug abuse

Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction

Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction

Author:

Publisher: Office of Technology Assessment

ISBN: MINN:31951D00269657F

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 264

View: 909

Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction

Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788127861

Category:

Page: 250

View: 590

Focuses on several factors that are necessary for substance abuse & addiction to occur, including an examination of the biological research regarding the phenomenon of addiction to a variety of substances. Describes individual risk & protection factors that contribute to the abuse, & addiction to alcohol & drugs. Looks at how risk & protection factors play out in subcultures & in major activity settings including the home, school, workplace & recreation settings. Addresses a range of legislative options for Congress. History of drug control policy in the U.S.
Education

Schools and Public Health

Schools and Public Health

Author: Michael Gard

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739172599

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 855

Schools and Public Health is the first academic book to offer a historically grounded critique of the way schools are used as a context for public health policy. The book argues that, contrary to conventional wisdom, schools are not a very effective place to pursue public health policies.