Concepts Of Chemical Dependency (with Coursemate, 1 Term (6 Months) Printed Access Card) by Harold E. DoweikoConcepts Of Chemical Dependency (with Coursemate, 1 Term (6 Months) Printed Access Card) by Harold E. Doweiko

Concepts Of Chemical Dependency (with Coursemate, 1 Term (6 Months) Printed Access Card)

byHarold E. Doweiko

Paperback | March 18, 2014

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CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be a few years ago; and the abuse of cough syrups. Adding to the book's usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse books, including abuse of anabolic steroids, inhalants, infectious diseases associated with substance abuse, how the "war on drugs" has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country, and the "medical marijuana" debate. This edition includes new information on synthetic marijuana, mephredone, and dextromethorphan, among other substances; updates reflecting the new DSM-5; and a new chapter on the Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction.
Dr. Harold E. Doweiko, a licensed psychologist, has been on the staff at the Gundersen-Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, for 19 years. He works with the substance abuse rehabilitation program, the chronic pain management program and traditional adult mental health patients, including "dual diagnosis" patients. He has ser...
Title:Concepts Of Chemical Dependency (with Coursemate, 1 Term (6 Months) Printed Access Card)Format:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 10 × 8 × 1.2 inPublished:March 18, 2014Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Why Worry About Substance Abuse or Addiction?2. The Nature of the Beast.3. A Brief Introduction to the Science of Pharmacology.4. An Introduction to Alcohol: Man's Oldest Recreational Chemical.5. The Alcohol Use Disorders.6. Abuse and Addiction to Barbiturates and Barbiturate-Like Compounds.7. Abuse and Addiction to Benzodiazepines and Similar Agents.8. Abuse and Addiction to Central Nervous System Stimulants. 9. Cocaine Abuse and Dependence.10. Marijuana Abuse and Addiction.11. Opiode Use, Abuse, and Addiction. 12. Abuse and Addiction to Hallucinogens.13. Abuse and Addiction to Inhalants and Aerosols.14. The Under-Recognized Problem of Steroid Abuse/Addiction. 15. Over the Counter Analgesics.16. Tobacco Products and Nicotine Addiction.17. The Potential Consequences of Drug Abuse During Pregnancy.18. Gender and Substance Use Disorders.19. Hidden Faces of Substance Use Disorders.20. Substance Use and Abuse by Children and Adolescents.21. Substance Use Disorders in College Settings.22. Codependency and Enabling.23. Addiction and the Family.24. The Dual-Diagnosis Client: Substance Use Disorders and Mental Illness.25. The Biopsychosocial Model of the Addictions.26. The Substance Use Disorders as a Disease of the Human Spirit.27. The Assessment of Suspected Substance Use Disorders.28. Intervention.29. Treatment Settings.30. The Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.31. The Process of Treatment.32. Pharmacological Interventions for Substance Use Disorders.33. Relapse and Other Problems Frequently Encountered in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation.34. Support Groups to Promote and Sustain Recovery.35. Substance Use Disorders and and Infectious Disease.36. The Relationship Between Drug Use and Crime.37. The Debate Over Legalization.Appendices.Glossary.References. Index.