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Key concepts in substance misuse

Author: Aaron Pycroft
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2015.
Series: SAGE key concepts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Machine generated contents note: 1. Ethical Evaluations of Drug Use and Drug Policy / Aaron Pycroft -- 2. The International and National Legislative Framework / Aaron Pycroft -- 3. The Relationship between Politics and Scientific Knowledge in Formulating Drug Policy / Aaron Pycroft -- 4. Alternatives to Prohibition / Aaron Pycroft -- 5. Sedatives / Aaron Pycroft -- 6. Stimulants / Aaron Pycroft -- 7. Opiates / Aaron  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Pycroft
ISBN: 9781446252390 1446252396 9781446252406 144625240X
OCLC Number: 905500150
Description: xii, 190 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Ethical Evaluations of Drug Use and Drug Policy / Aaron Pycroft --
2. The International and National Legislative Framework / Aaron Pycroft --
3. The Relationship between Politics and Scientific Knowledge in Formulating Drug Policy / Aaron Pycroft --
4. Alternatives to Prohibition / Aaron Pycroft --
5. Sedatives / Aaron Pycroft --
6. Stimulants / Aaron Pycroft --
7. Opiates / Aaron Pycroft --
8. Hallucinogens / Aaron Pycroft --
9. Drugs with Mixed Effects / Aaron Pycroft --
10. Poly Drug Use / Aaron Pycroft --
11. New Psychoactive Substances (Legal Highs) / Aaron Pycroft --
12. Addiction as a Complex Adaptive System / Aaron Pycroft --
13. The Evolutionary Context / Aaron Pycroft --
14. Dependence Syndromes / Aaron Pycroft --
15. Psychological Perspectives / Aaron Pycroft --
16. Dual Diagnosis and the Context of Exclusion / Aaron Pycroft --
17. Harm Reduction / Anita Green --
18. The Concept of Recovery / Tony Shea --
19. The Purposes and Methods of Detoxification from Illicit Drugs / Tim Leighton --
20. The Purposes and Methods of Detoxification from Alcohol / Rebecca Lee --
21. The Major Talking Therapies / Ann Spooner / Pamela Campbell --
22. Buddhism and Addiction / Trevor Smith --
23. Criminal Justice Interventions / Devin Ashwood --
24. Evidence-based Practice, Research and Outcome Monitoring / Bernie Heath --
25. The Core Skills in Working with Substance Misuse / Jane Winston --
26. Whole Systems Approaches / Angela Woods.
Series Title: SAGE key concepts.
Other Titles: Substance misuse
Responsibility: edited by Aaron Pycroft.

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Offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective. It begins by providing a reference guide to the different psychoactive substances,  Read more...
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`This book is impressive in scope. It gives an overview of the context in which one may experience, support and seek to understand substance misuse disorder.' -- Emma Sutton, Senior Lecturer, School Read more...

 
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