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by Mike Bloor,Fiona Wood

Download Issues in Problem Drug Use and the Addictions: Behavior, Policy and Practice (Research Highlights in Social Work, 33) ePub
  • ISBN 1853025941
  • ISBN13 978-1853025945
  • Language English
  • Author Mike Bloor,Fiona Wood
  • Publisher Jessica Kingsley Pub (December 1, 1997)
  • Pages 208
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  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1198 kb
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This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors look at topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Such programmes include services for steroid users, needle exchange provision, and social workers' intervention in alcoholism. The reason why people turn to substance abuse are explored, as well as the real effects on health along with other subjects of importance to social workers such as the estimation of drug misuse prevalence. There is also discussion of government policy on drugs in Britain and Holland.

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Examining the nature and effects of addiction, this volume considers the effects of addictive behaviour on society

Publisher : Jessica Kingsley. Category : Addictions. Catalogue No : 19256. ISBN 13 : 9781853024382. ISBN 10 : 1853024384. Examining the nature and effects of addiction, this volume considers the effects of addictive behaviour on society. The contributors embrace both policy and practice and look at a broad range of topics.

Examining the nature and effects of addiction, this volume considers the effects of addictive behaviour on society.

Provides an overview of drug use and addiction, including what happens in the .

Provides an overview of drug use and addiction, including what happens in the brain during drug use, why some people become addicted while others don’t, and the importance of prevention. Although taking drugs at any age can lead to addiction, the earlier that drug use begins, the more likely it will progress to addiction. This is particularly problematic for teens. Treatment approaches tailored to each patient’s drug use patterns and any co-occurring medical, mental, and social problems can lead to continued recovery.

Social issues are those which affect the human society as a whole. These issues are pertaining human behavior, including government policies, religious conflicts, gender inequalities, economic disparities, etc. List of Social Issues in Today's Society. Health issues, which arise due to the increase in number of people detected with life-threatening diseases like cancer and AIDS every year. This social issue can be handled only if another issue . health care reform, is dealt with appropriately.

The Canadian Problem Gambling Inventory (CPGI) and the Victorian Gambling Screen (VGS) are newer assessment measures.

The University of Maryland. The Canadian Problem Gambling Inventory (CPGI) and the Victorian Gambling Screen (VGS) are newer assessment measures.

in drug use-Page 133 Possible explanations for regulated neurotoxic pesticide intake: an evolved ‘taste’ for drugs?-Page 135. SECTION B: Varieties, taxonomies, and models of addiction-Page 142 Chapter 10: Defining addiction: a pragmatic perspective-Page 144 Pain medication-Page 149 Erdős-Page 150 Conclusion-Page 151 What is addiction?