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

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March 5, 2012


Mixed media product, 416 pages


0078028507 / 9780078028502


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Main description

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.

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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