Drugs in Perspective: Causes, Assessment, Family, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment

Drugs in Perspective: Causes, Assessment, Family, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment
By:Fields, Richard;
Pub Date:March 5th 2012
Format:Paperback 416 pages
ISBN:0078028507 / 9780078028502
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Over the past 30 years Dr. Richard Fields has performed clinical work with substance abusers and their families. Drugs in Perspective is a thorough user-friendly compilation of reports, literature, and case studies on alcohol and drug prevention, intervention, and treatment.

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Table of contents

Section I: Understanding Substance Abuse

1 Putting Drugs in Perspective

2 Why Do People Abuse Drugs?

3 Drug-Specific Information

4 Assessment of Substance Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction

Section II: Family

5 Substance Abuse and Family Systems

6 Parents and Family: At-Risk Factors for Substance Abuse

7 Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family System

Section III: Motivation, Intervention, Co-occuring Disorders, Prevention, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention

8 Motivation to Change

9 Intervention

10 Prevention of Substance Abuse Problems

11 Disorders Co-occurring with Substance Abuse

12 Alcohol/Drug Recovery and Relapse Prevention

Appendix A: Trends in Annual Prevalence of Use of Various Drugs for Eighth, Tenth, and Twelfth Graders

Appendix B: Alcohol/Drug Screening Inventories

Appendix C: Medication Examples

Appendix D: At-Risk Factors For Substance Abuse


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