A Guide to Addiction and Its Treatment by M.M. GlattA Guide to Addiction and Its Treatment by M.M. Glatt

A Guide to Addiction and Its Treatment

byM.M. Glatt

Paperback | February 12, 2012

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Title:A Guide to Addiction and Its TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:346 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401159017

ISBN - 13:9789401159012

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 What Makes an Addict?.- 2.1 Drug dependence.- 2.2 Personality: the role of the host.- 2.3 The role of the environment.- 2.4 The role of the agent.- 3 Alcoholism and Its Relationship to Other Types of Drug Dependence.- 3.1 The combined approach.- 3.2 Types of alcoholism (and of dependence on 'other drugs').- 3.3 The developmental progress of alcoholism (and of dependence on 'other drugs').- 3.4 Social complications.- 3.5 Morbidity and mortality.- 3.6 Young alcoholics.- 4 Related Types of Dependence.- 4.1 Tobacco.- 4.2 Compulsive overeating.- 4.3 Compulsive (Pathological) gambling.- 5 Dependence on Other Drugs.- 5.1 Stimulants.- 5.2 Sedative-hypnotics, tranquillisers and non-narcotic analgesics.- 5.3 Cannabis and hallucinogens.- 5.4 Narcotic drugs.- 6 Treatment and Rehabilitation.- 6.1 General principles.- 6.2 Treatment of alcohol and drug dependence.- 6.3 Prognosis.- 7 Prevention.- 7.1 The doctor's role (the risk of'Iatrogenic dependence').- 7.2 Health education.- 7.3 Targets of prevention programmes; selectivity versus the shot-gun approach.- 7.4 International and national control of drugs.- 8 Conclusions: Society, Host, Agent.