Concepts of Chemical Dependency

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/06/2005
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
  • Newer Edition

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1. Why Worry About Recreational Chemical Use in the United States? 2. What Do We Mean When We Say Substance Abuse and Addiction? 3. The Medical Model of Chemical Addiction. 4. Are People Predestined to Become Addicted to Chemicals? 5. Addiction as a Disease of the Human Spirit. 6. An Introduction to Pharmacology. 7. An Introduction to Alcohol. 8. Chronic Alcohol Abuse/Addiction. 9. Abuse of and Addiction to the Barbiturates and Barbiturate-Like Drugs. 10. Abuse & Addiction to Benzodiazepines and Similar Agents. 11. Abuse and Addiction to Amphetamines and CNS Stimulants. 12. Cocaine. 13. Marijuana Abuse & Addiction. 14. Opiate Abuse & Addiction. 15. Hallucinogen Abuse & Addiction. 16. Abuse of and Addiction to the Inhalants and Aerosols. 17. The Unrecognized Problem of Steroid Abuse and Addiction. 18. The Over-the-Counter Analgesics. 19. Tobacco Products and Nicotine Addiction. 20. Chemicals and the Neonate: The Consequences of Drug Abuse During Pregnancy. 21. The Hidden Faces of Chemical Dependency. 22. The Dual Diagnosis Client: Chemical Addiction and Mental Illness. 23. Chemical Abuse by Children and Adolescents. 24. Codependency and Enabling. 25. Addiction and the Family. 26. The Evaluation of Substance Abuse Problems. 27. The Process of Intervention. 28. The Treatment of Chemical Dependency. 29. Treatment Formats for Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation. 30. The Process of Recovery. 31. Problems That Arise in Treating Chemical Dependency. 32. Pharmacological Intervention Tactics and Substance Abuse. 33. Substance Abuse/Addiction and Infectious Disease. 34. Self Help Groups. 35. Crime and Drug Use. Appendices. Glossary. References.

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