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Social work in mental health and substance abuse

Author: Sharon Duca Palmer
Publisher: Oakville, ON : Apple Academic Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines many of the predominant issues in the field of social work in mental health and substance abuse today, including incarceration of drug abusers, methadone treatment for heroin users, substance abuse among sex workers, how parental smoking affects children's attitudes, binge drinking, depression and its relation to sociodemographic factors, help for homeless drug abusers, and more."--Page 4 of  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Duca Palmer
ISBN: 9781926692883 1926692888
OCLC Number: 710886502
Description: 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Performance measurement for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders --
Methamphetamine use and rates of incarceration among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting: a cross-sectional analysis --
Medication management and practices in prison for people with mental health problems: a qualitative study --
Estimating incidence trends in regular heroin use in 26 regions of Switzerland using methadone treatment data --
Substance abuse, treatment needs and access among female sex workers and non-sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa --
Nowhere to go: how stigma limits the options of female drug users after release from jail --
Evidence for habitual and goal-directed behavior following devaluation of cocaine: a multifaceted interpretation of relapse --
Conflict and user involvement in drug misuse treatment decision-making: a qualitative study --
Deficits in implicit attention to social signals in schizophrenia and high risk groups: behavioural evidence from a new illusion --
The moderating role of parental smoking on their children's attitudes toward smoking among a predominantly minority sample: a cross-sectional analysis --
Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: the California women's health survey --
Relation between depression and sociodemographic factors --
Satisfaction with life and opioid dependence --
Can playing the computer game "Tetris" reduce the build-up of flashbacks for trauma? a proposal from cognitive science --
Unofficial policy: access to housing, housing information and social services among homeless drug users in Hartford, Connecticut --
Mental health symptoms in relation to socio-economic conditions and lifestyle factors --
a population-based study in Sweden.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sharon Duca Palmer.

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Examines many of the predominant issues in the field of social work in mental health and substance abuse today, including incarceration of drug abusers, methadone treatment for heroin users,  Read more...
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