A-Z of Substance Misuse and Drug Addiction

Paperback | December 12, 2013

byNeil Mckeganey

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If you are looking for an incisive and highly readable account of current research and debates in the field of drugs and substance misuse, then this is the book for you.
 
Written by a leading researcher and commentator, the A-Z of Substance Misuse and Drug Addiction succinctly encapsulates the key ideas in policy and practice which dominate the addictions field. Expertly organised into just over 70 entries, the book offers numerous cross-references to help you steer a path between connecting ideas. An impressive range of contemporary references accompany the entries, enabling you to dig deeper into the extensive multidisciplinary literature.
 
International in scope and covering legal and illegal drugs, this is an ideal gateway text and companion for students, trainees, practitioners and researchers studying or working in the substance misuse and addictions fields.

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If you are looking for an incisive and highly readable account of current research and debates in the field of drugs and substance misuse, then this is the book for you.   Written by a leading researcher and commentator, the A-Z of Substance Misuse and Drug Addiction succinctly encapsulates the key ideas in policy and practice which do...

Neil McKeganey is Professor of Drug Misuse Research at the Centre for Drug Misuse Research, University of Glasgow, UK, which he set up 1994. It is now one of the leading UK research centres focussed on illegal drugs. He has written widely on this subjects encompassing both academic and practitioner audiences. Neil has acted in an advi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 7.13 × 5.03 × 0.57 inPublished:December 12, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Addiction
2. Alcohol
3. Brief Interventions
4. Cannabis
5. Celebrity Drug Use
6. Chronic Relapsing Condition
7. Classification of Drugs
8. Community Sentences
9. Contingency Management
10. Contraception
11. Corruption
12. Crime
13. Death
14. Decriminalisation
15. Doctors
16. Driving and Drugs
17. Dual Diagnosis
18. Education
19. Employment
20. Enforcement
21. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
22. Evidence
23. Family
24. Gateway Thesis
25. Harm Reduction
26. Hepatitis C
27. Heroin
28. HIV
29. Identity
30. Injecting
31. International Treaties
32. Learning to Become a Marihuana User
33. Legal Highs
34. Legislation
35. Maturing Out
36. Media
37. Methadone
38. Morality
39. Motivational Interviewing
40. Naloxone
41. Normalization
42. Overdose
43. Parental Drug Use
44. Police
45. Politics
46. Prescribing
47. Prevalence
48. Prevention
49. Prison
50. Project Match
51. Prostitution
52. Rapid Assessment
53. Recovery
54. Rehabilitation
55. Relapse
56. Religion
57. Research
58. Residential rehabilitation
59. Risk Factors
60. Safe Injecting Centres
61. Set and Setting
62. Spontaneous Remission
63. Stages of Change
64. Stigma
65. Strategies, drug
66. Suicide
67. Testing
68. Therapeutic Communities
69. Tobacco
70. Treatment
71. Twelve Step Programmes
72. UKATT
73. User Organizations
74. Zero Tolerance

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"The A-Z of Substance Misuse and Drug Addiction is a clearly presented text that covers a comprehensive range of essential subject areas. I would recommend it highly as a core text for all professionals and students working with addiction." - Kirsten Amis, counselling lecturer and manager of counselling service at Glasgow Clyde College, Scotland