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Conceptual issues in alcoholism and substance abuse

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Published by Hawthorn Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Substance abuse -- Physiological aspects,
  • Substance abuse -- Social aspects,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment,
  • Opium abuse,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Substance abuse

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoyce H. Lowinson, guest editor ; Barry Stimmel, editor.
    ContributionsLowinson, Joyce H., Stimmel, Barry, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564 .C657 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2841866M
    ISBN 100866563164
    LC Control Number84003762

    Alcohol abuse and alcoholism may also run in families. However, genetics doesn’t guarantee a problem with alcohol. The exact causes of alcohol abuse and alcoholism are often : Anna Zernone Giorgi And Valencia Higuera. N-MHSS National Mental Health Services Survey. N-SSATS National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services. DAWN Drug Abuse Warning Network. MH-CLD Mental Health Client-Level Data. URS Uniform Reporting System. SAMHDA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive. Go to Quick Statistics page. Quick Statistics.

    Alcoholism statistics and teen alcohol abuse statistics bear this out. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in to percent of persons aged 12 to 20 drank alcohol in the past month.; About half of junior high and senior high school students drink alcohol on a monthly basis. 14% of teens have been intoxicated at least once in the past year. Alcohol Problems and Solutions This book explains the basic facts of alcohol abuse and the consequences. Alcoholic Beverages are the "Great Imitators," since regular ingestion of alcoholic beverages in excess produces many disease patterns involving every part of the body.

    Managing Multiculturalism in Substance Abuse Services explores conceptual issues, definitions of terms, and historical developments of early intervention and treatment efforts in the field of alcohol and drug abuse. The works provide diverse applications of a multicultural approach throughout the continuum of alcohol and drug abuse services. Recovery is the experience (a process and a sustained status) through which individuals, families, and communities impacted by severe alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems utilize internal and external resources to voluntarily resolve these problems, heal the wounds inflicted by AOD-related problems, actively manage their continued Cited by:


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Conceptual Issues in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse by Barry Stimmel,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. ContentsClinical Relevance of Basic Concepts in Substance Abuse The Physiology of Opiate Hedonic Effects and the Role of Opioids in Motivated Behavior The Sequential Use of Clonidine and Naltrexone in the Treatment of Opiate Addicts Clonidine Hydrochloride Detoxification from Methadone Treatment--The Value of Naltrexone Aftercare Marijuana Use Among WomenAn Anthropological View Critical Interpretation of Urinary Phencyclidine Monitoring Solvent Abuse Associated Pulmonary Abnormalities.

The Substance Abuse Problems is a compilation of essays on current problems of drug abuse and alcoholism--legal and illegal drugs, effects of abuse, trends in drug abuse, the global nature of the problem, various diagnoses and treatments, and special groups involved with the use of : Paperback.

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Addiction is more often now defined by the continuing, compulsive nature of the drug use despite physical and/or psychological harm to the user and society and includes both licit and illicit drugs, and the term "substance abuse" is now frequently used because of the broad range of substances (including alcohol and inhalants) that can fit the addictive profile.

Introduction for the Participant. Substance abuse refers to an over-indulgence in, and a dependence on, a variety of addictive substances including cigarettes, alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and smokeless tobacco. Yet, in historical terms, the idea that the use of psychoactive substances should be regarded as a public health problem is a relatively new one.

It was only in the latter half of the twentieth century that what were termed ‘public health’ approaches to alcohol and drugs began to gain purchase, and as we will see, the nature of these changed over by: 2.

Alcohol use and misuse account for million deaths every year, or 6 percent of all deaths worldwide. The harmful effects of alcohol misuse are far reaching and range from individual health risks, morbidity, and mortality to consequences for family, friends, and the larger by:   Topics discussed in this compilation include the correlation of alcohol misuse and team sport participation; the cutaneous effects of adultered cocaine; fetal alcohol syndrome; cocaine and the affects it has on the kidneys; coping and autonomic dysfunction act in tandem with alcohol-related subclinical atherosclerosis; alcohol consumption and alcoholism mortality in Russia; and oxycodone abuse prevention Author: Kirk Moll.

Research on Treatment of Alcohol Dependence Mark L. Willenbring, M.D. M ARK L. W ILLENBRING, M.D., is an why adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Research on the treatment of alcoholism has gained significant ground over the past 40 years.

StudiesCited by: Alcohol use is involved in nearlydeaths annually, and it plays a major role in numerous medical and social problems in the United States. A contributor to deaths from liver disease and certain cancers, it is also a demonstrated risk factor for vehicular injuries (Haddon et al., ; McCarroll and Haddon, ).

Indeed, drinking is involved in nearly half the deaths from car crashes. Alcohol and drug use are considered to be risk factors for suicidal behaviors in adolescence, but the precise nature of the relationship between suicidality and substance abuse, and the implications of this relationship for prevention and treatment interventions remain by: Alcohol and Drug Problem Overview The abuse of alcohol and other drugs–including prescription drugs–is common and costly.

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THE NEED FOR TEEN TREATMENT. The population of adolescents who need treatment is large. Findings from the National Household Survey (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, ) indicate that 11 percent of to year-olds (about million) are binge drinkers (five or more drinks on the same occasion at least once in the past 30 days) and 6 percent ( million Cited by: 1.

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The impact of alcohol and other drug problems in the justice system are not limited to cases involving drug-related offenses. Alcohol and other drug problems compound many of the complex issues the justice systems handle every day, including assault, vandalism, child abuse, and divorce.